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Best Street Food Nominees: Seafood Vadai in Colombo, Sri Lanka

Clearly, I haven’t thought this through. What do I mean?  The winner of best street food.  Yikes, that’s never going to happen.  What I mean is… there are myriad candidates for this category, and that’s a good thing. Today’s entry … Continue reading

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Once a Year, I’ll Notice a Tree

Thanks to an impromptu January 2008 visit to the Royal Botanic Gardens in Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, I came to the realization that trees aren’t merely stocky prey from which we rob apples, macadamias and durians.  Some have a wily defense … Continue reading

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Diagnostics: Street Food in Kandy, Sri Lanka

Kandy is a historical city about 2-2.5 hours east of the commercial capital and largest city of Colombo.  If you still maintain that Colombo is the political capital, oh no, that title now goes to Sri Jayawadenapura Kotte.  Anyhow, Kandy … Continue reading

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