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Sri Lanka – Ayobuwan (Welcome) II

In my last post I left you with breakfast at the World Heritage Site of Sigiriya, where the sun tanned my skin and the climb drained me of energy!  I left the city of Dumbulla that day and returned to Colombo where I was greeted with the last of the Durga Puja festivities. After waking up… Continue reading Sri Lanka – Ayobuwan (Welcome) II

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Sri Lanka – Ayubowan! Part 1

From one island to another, I visited Sri Lanka recently and felt right at home being back on an island, after my experience of living in Crete. But the moment I got out of the airport the humidity hit me full blast and I was brutally reminded of being back in Asia. But despite my… Continue reading Sri Lanka – Ayubowan! Part 1

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An Armenian-Greek Wedding in Athens

A very dear friend got married last night and I had the pleasure of being there and enjoying all the rituals. Now, as this was a private affair, please excuse the lack of pictures as I obviously do not want to post pictures of my friend's special day, publicly, without informing her! 🙂 An Armenian… Continue reading An Armenian-Greek Wedding in Athens

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Grape Harvest in Crete

This week I went to pick grapes. It had rained for a few days and although this was considered good for olives, excessive water at the end of August is never great for grapes. They tend to grow soft and rot easily. But the morning of Wednesday the sun shone brightly so I donned my… Continue reading Grape Harvest in Crete