Colombo, Sri Lanka While walking around Colombo one day, music and cymbals could be heard, and soon a festive parade rounded the corner. Despite the intense heat, many were dancing and celebrating with lots of energy.
by Mark Wiens on September 21, 2012
Fruit Store, Kandy, Sri Lanka If you’ve read Migrationology before, you probably already known that I consider fruit to be one of the world’s most amazing things. Fruit is specifically designed only to be eaten. The delicious fruit store in Kandy, Sri Lanka, was beautiful – and the vendor was slicing away and giving us [...]
by Mark Wiens on August 17, 2012
I thought that watching a cobra snake charmer in Sri Lanka was one of the coolest things to do in Colombo. It was really entertaining to watch! The movements of both the snake and the charmer were equally interesting. Also see my Colombo travel video if you have a few moments!
by Mark Wiens on August 8, 2012
Though I thoroughly enjoyed just about all the Sri Lankan food I tasted on my visit, I developed an unstoppable addiction to something known as pol sambol. Sri Lankan pol sambol is a shredded coconut garnish that includes just a few simple ingredients mixed together into perfect harmony. Grandma, who cooked the best curry in [...]
by Mark Wiens on July 13, 2012
I loved Sri Lankan food when I visited. One thing I couldn’t enough of were all the different sauces and fragrant garnishes. This lunu miris, made by crushing onions and chili powder, was wonderful – especially on egg hoppers!
by Mark Wiens on July 6, 2012
One of the most popular places to visit in Sri Lanka is Unawatuna Beach. While I enjoyed visiting other places like Jaffna Town and Colombo, the beach at Unawatuna was relaxing and beautiful!
by Mark Wiens on July 1, 2012
(If you can’t see the video, click here to watch it on Youtube) Thank you for watching! After spending much of my time in the northern part of Sri Lanka, around Jaffna, I traveled back to Colombo and just had a few days before flying out. One day I decided to make a quick day [...]
by Mark Wiens on June 22, 2012
One of the best ways to travel around cities in Sri Lanka is by tuk tuk rickshaw. These small Indian made motorcycles with carriages are easy to use and fun to ride. Traveling on a budget in Sri Lanka, you’ll be able to take a rickshaw!
Hey! My name is Mark. After graduating from university, I decided to travel and EAT!
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