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Travel Often and Get Lost, What's On The List?

A few years ago on my first trip to Hong Kong, I got my palm read at Wong Tai Sin Temple. I’m not at all superstitious but it was my first solo trip, I was in a new city, and it seemed like the thing to do there so why not?  560 more words

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Video: Persecution of gay people in Sri Lanka

“Saman” is a graduate student in Sri Lanka who was doing research on ‘safer sex’ for his thesis. He told me that while he was working in the southern city of Galle, the local police detained and tortured him assuming he was gay. 105 more words

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31 Reasons Why You Should Never Visit Sri Lanka | via traveltriangle.com by Kasturi Saikia

Please note that this article was NOT written by BEBUSYNEWS.COM. The Link to the Original Article is posted below for those of you who are interested. 429 more words

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Reflections of the Boxing Day Tsunami in 2004

A little over 48 hours ago, close to noon on Saturday April 25, 2015, the peaceful country of Nepal was rocked by a magnitude 7.8 earthquake and subsequent aftershocks. 781 more words

Natural Disasters

I Think I'll Take the APC to Work Today

Unicorn armoured personnel carrier parked in the Colombo Fort, Sri Lanka. October 2014. iPhone 4S at 42mm, 1/1577, f/2.4, and ISO 50.

Sri Lanka

Is Rajitha Senaratne the New Mervin Silva?

On April 2, 2015 Dr. Rajitha Senaratne – the cabinet spokesman – at the weekly cabinet press briefing spoke of the recently concluded official trip to China. 886 more words

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Connecting tweeps for quicker blood donation matches http://www.bloodlka.com

‘A place to connect with strangers’, that would be my immediate reply if someone asked me to describe Twitter in 6 words. Most of us reading this blog would more or less have clicked on a link on twitter, so the audience is right, please do keep reading, it will get a bit more interesting, I hope. 1,008 more words

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