The sharper edge to traveling in Asia

WoWasis book review: the life of a surgeon in Sri Lanka, by Dr. Philip Veerasingam

Dr. Philip G. Veerasingam worked in the Department of Health, Ceylon/Sri Lanka, from 1965 to 2000, and discusses his life as a surgeon in a memoir, The Cry of the Devil Bird: Incidents in the Life of a Surgeon (2010, ISBN 978-955-1723-13-2). It is essentially the story of a country doctor, working in at times […]

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WoWasis visits the Peradeniya Botanic Gardens in Kandy, Sri Lanka

Kandy is a rambling old town that requires no more than a day to see just about everything. At night, the best spot we’ve found is the Pub Royale, located in the Queen’s Hotel building, where — on a good night — a magnificent 4 piece accordion band plays Besame Mucho and other hits from […]

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