6/30/18: The Birthplace of Buddhism In Sri Lanka: Mihintale

I went for an 8-mile run through the streets of Anuradhapura. There were so many stray dogs, it was crazy. Some of them were pretty scary, barking a lot and chasing after me. I also saw a lot of monkeys. Some on the ground, some in trees, and others climbing across telephone wires. Other than … More 6/30/18: The Birthplace of Buddhism In Sri Lanka: Mihintale

6/28/18: My New Love Kottu, AKA Stir-Fried Bread (Sri Lanka)

We left Evergreen Colombo around 8:30 to find breakfast. We couldn’t find any cafes, so we went into a grocery store and bought some bananas and a mango to share, plus coconut milk for me. I went into the hostel kitchen and made myself some oats. I also ordered some coffee, which came in a … More 6/28/18: My New Love Kottu, AKA Stir-Fried Bread (Sri Lanka)

6/24/18: Street Fights, Street Food, Street Dancing (Bangkok)

We were woken up at 5:30 by the station management. They needed us to get out of bed so they could convert the beds into normal seats. It was fascinating to watch— they somehow took the bunk beds and turned them into normal train benches, like Transformers. We watched the sunrise from the train, which … More 6/24/18: Street Fights, Street Food, Street Dancing (Bangkok)