Hot in Kandy!

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Today I arrived in Kandy, Sri Lanka. Now unlike candy, which is sweet and lovely, this place leaves a very bad taste in my mouth. I was here five minutes and I already didn’t like this place. Kandy was suggested … Continue reading

Egghead in School

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Today was a rest day at my friend’s house in Colombo catching up on emails and sorting my images. As I work on my computer, I keep seeing my photos from a trip I took a few days ago. I … Continue reading

Phoenix in Sri Lanka

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I met a man the other day named Chandra. He lost nearly everything, except his family, to the tsunami. I can’t imagine starting over at age 75. I saw Chandra while I was walking through Unawatuna sitting under his storefront … Continue reading

Catching the bus for school

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My alarm woke me at 5:00am. It was a stressful and early morning because I was going back to school. There was a preschool about an hour way in a town called Hikkaduwa. I was going there to photograph a … Continue reading

Winning the lottery and going Dutch

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I played the Sri Lanka lottery today and won! Within 30 seconds after getting off the bus in Gaul, a bird pooped on my shoulder. As many of my close friends know, I’m not a big fan of birds. Here … Continue reading

The Amazing Race!

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It was a race against time the moment I awoke. I set my alarm last night to wake me later then I wanted. I needed to catch a train in Colombo and I had no time. I quickly grabbed my … Continue reading

Sri Lanka’s Laundromat

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Today was my actual first day getting out and exploring parts of Colombo on my own. Before really heading out though, I wanted to buy a cheap phone and some prepay minutes. International texts and calls cost a fortune. Phones and … Continue reading