British Garrison Cemetery

A little bit of England survives just behind the Temple of the Tooth Relic in Kandy Sri Lanka. Not far from Kandy Lake is the British Garrison Cemetery where slightly more than a handful of gravestones are tended by Harshi and his uncle. These two gentlemen rely on tips from visitors to earn a living. Until […]

Gale Face Green, Colombo

Walking north from the fine Gale Face Hotel there is a wide promenade abutting the Green. A local told us that this area was once used by the British for horse racing but today is used by local families to fly brightly coloured kites. The hotel is in a prime location and the bar and restaurant offer […]