Monthly Archives: March 2013

The Long Brown Path: Minneriya National Park

Afoot and light-hearted I take to the open road… Free, the world before me The long brown path before me leading wherever I choose   Henceforth I ask not good fortune, I myself am good fortune Henceforth I whimper no … Continue reading

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Sensitive Plant: Am I Bothering You?

A Sri Lankan byway. Alongside the curb is a small roadside weed, very easy to miss. It has little lacy leaves and a small purple pom-pom of a flower. Pretty but not remarkable. But it’s one of the most incredible plants … Continue reading

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The Future of Elephants

This is my favorite moment in Sri Lanka. When I went to Sri Lanka, I didn’t know much about the country. But I knew that, more than anything else, I wanted to see one of my favorite animals: elephants. Wild elephants, in … Continue reading

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