Floating village in Pettah, Colombo

This area does not seemed to have developed to its possible potential. There is nothing floating apart from plastic waste¬†but there are a couple of souvenir shops and bars. It’s worth a walk along the lagoon area to see the pelicans flying and perching on the lamp posts, the herons nesting and the monitor lizards […]

Chao Phraya – lifeblood of Bangkok

Many settlements have grown up round the bends and meanders of a powerful river due to the transportation prospects and fertile land. So many of the cities we visit now have these strong rivers flowing through and yes they are still the lifeblood and often the very soul of a place….none more so than the […]