Monday 4th December – Thursday 7th December: Galle

Galle is actually a fairly large city on the south coast of Sri Lanka, but the main reason to visit is for the UNESCO Heritage site of Galle Fort, an originally Portuguese, then Dutch fortification that was taken over by the British, and is now Sri Lankan, although apparently many of the properties are still…

Monday 27th July – Wednesday 29th July: Tulum

On our way from Merida to Tulum we stopped off at the Mayan ruins at Coba, famous for the carved stelae┬ádepicting events or stories from the Mayan period. The ruins are still being excavated, and feel more ‘Indiana Jones’ than some of the other sites we visited, being surrounded and overgrown with jungle: Here you…