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Sri Lanka Women’s Surf Club

“Have you ever seen a local Sri Lankan female surfer?” I asked my friend, Ama, who rents surfboards from a tiny bamboo shack on Weligama beach. “No, never,” he replied. “Why not?” I asked. “The men are scared something will happen to their daughters so...

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New Zealand Surf Trip

It was too good not to blog about.Cyclone Vincent made his wild appearance to the shores of New Zealand on the same day our flight landed.  If cyclones have a gender, I am going to say this one was a man.  He was big, rough and mean, yet he delivered...

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Lex Weinstein: Five Things to do in Sri Lanka

True adventure is not for the faint at heart. Sure, screensaver photographs and Pinterest boards look beautiful, but crossing thousands of miles of ocean and being fully immersed in the culture of a mysterious land is only the first step in the long and sometimes emotional journey of international travel....

Santosha Society’s First Sri Lanka Escape

Traveling the world is a dream to many. Thoughts of seeing the most beautiful places, exploring exotic cultures and learning about the history and way of life in a land far from home are just a few of the reasons I have found myself living on the road for...

The Tao of Surfing: Yin Yoga

The tides move from high to low as the moon rotates from new to full. In just one day the ocean’s energy can change from pumping waves with spitting barrels to flat calm seas perfect for snorkeling. Things are always changing. It is the ebb and flow...