Next stop, yoga prison

The journey from Colombo to Kandy by train is simple enough once you know how. Our tickets have been bought by a company that provide a taxi and train ticket service throughout the country, so the challenging part is complete. We arrive as directed, 30 mins early, although I’m not sure why. With my limited…

A small break, oui, mon ami

As I sit in the hotel restaurant I would not be at all surprised if Hercule Poirot came in for a leisurely breakfast and to read the paper. Once again I find myself in Sri Lanka, going back for some more yoga and a break away from all the craziness that being at home brings….

Ready, steady, tuk tuk race

Waking up this morning in a luxury apartment was very nice but I am fully aware that this is not what the next week is about, or at least I don’t think so. We rise early, get showered and head out for food. There was a nice looking cafe on the corner when we came…

AirBnB and what to have for tea

I’ve always been a sickly child when it comes to car journeys, whenever we went anywhere in the car, grandad would always carry bottles of water to wash down the side of the car after I had thrown the contents of my stomach down it. Hell, I’ve been know to make myself feel sick when…

Planes, taxis and noise cancelling headphones

I was unsure whether to pack my noise cancelling headphones or not, I don’t really think they are in keeping with a yoga retreat. What is even less likely to be in keeping with a yoga retreat, is murdering a small screaming child. I packed them. Having never flown with Qatar airlines before I was…