Posts filed in Sri Lanka 2013


Posted Thursday July 30, 2015 by Hazel Durbridge

A statue in Polonnaruwa Today was a day of extremes. I took the train overnight from Batticaloa and was really uncomfortable as I needed to urinate all the time. Bad...

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Economic migrants

Posted Thursday July 23, 2015 by Hazel Durbridge

A Buddha statue in Anuradhapura This is totally random, but I have been having long conversations with people who both had arranged marriages and who have been economic migrants over...

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I make the front page

Posted Thursday July 16, 2015 by Hazel Durbridge

Two semi amazing things happened today. A ) I got my picture on the front page of a Sri Lanka national paper, next to Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie no...

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Hindu festival

Posted Thursday July 09, 2015 by Hazel Durbridge

I bought this little ‘shrine?’ at the festival for about 50p.  There were lots of different pictures and I thought they were cleverly made and original.  I never saw them...

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Nuwara Eliya

Posted Thursday July 02, 2015 by Hazel Durbridge

The journey to Nuwara Eliya directly inland was really interesting as I saw a swathe of Batticaloa I had not seen before – the very poor bit – real skinny...

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