All the struggles getting to the peak. … More 5500 Steps & Some Mishaps to a Beautiful Sunrise at Adam’s Peak
Celebrating Vesak Day in one of the most sacred places of worship for Buddhists. … More Vesak Day in Kandy – Most Important Religious Celebration in Sri Lanka
“Okay. I’m the only foreigner again.” (also noticing there is only one other female on board) “Where are the other travellers? Why am I the only one? Is this the right bus?” Ten minutes later when some other travellers started boarding.. “Yeah, this should be the right one”. Then off goes the bus after another … More Bus rides and the people of Sri Lanka
Standing in line at the immigration counter upon arrival, my eyes started to wander, observing the type of travellers visiting. Families with kids, groups of guys who look local, solo travellers and couples. COUPLES! There were a lot of them. Looking at my own queue, I noticed that they were all couples and started counting … More First impressions of Sri Lanka
Crossing the border after finding out that Honduras has the highest homicide rate in the world only the day before made me feel uneasy. … More At the border of the most dangerous country as the only female tourist.
One benefit of long-term travel is that it allowed me to build a deeper connection with the people I met. Taking up a 50hr Spanish course in Antigua City, the time I spent there has seen me fostering relations that I would have otherwise not been able to. … More Antigua, Guatemala – My home away from home
“People mountain people sea” – a sight to behold for the uninitiated westerners. Warning: Hold on tight! … More Experiencing the massive crowds in Asia as if I am not Asian.
Friends and family always fear for my safety travelling in a region perceived as one of the most dangerous. But the only times I thought I was going to die throughout the 6months in Central America was all water activities-related. … More River tubing the Cahabón River in Guatemala
How well does the mind adapts to its ever-changing environment? … More The Confused Mind of A Wanderer
I did not know where exactly was I going or how long would I be gone for. I was open to all opportunity out there and told my parents that I am not planning to be gone for a year, and instead, will take up anything that interests me. Maybe I will find a new … More How It Feels Like Coming Home After A Year