Motorbike in a barrel, from a Mannar carnival
Mary Anne Oxendale is travelling around Sri Lanka and writing some hilarious posts. They include ‘7 Reasons Why Sri Lanka Is More Badass Than You Could Ever Hope to Be‘ and ‘Kandy Esala Perahera: What the World Needs Now is More Dancing Elephants Lit Up Like Christmas Trees. Really.‘ Well worth a read.
What I dig is the personal touches about kids vomiting, socks full of blood and bumpy roads. What sticks is, however, her genuine appreciation for the country and her open and kind perspective. The blog is A Totally Impractical Guide to Living in Shanghai. As mentioned, worth a read.