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Friday, October 18, 2019

Our Pre-Early-Retirement Winter Away

I was getting excited to be able to say Jay and I have been retired for five years! Tomorrow marks Jay's final day of work in 2014. He managed to finish up three days before my very last class. Since then, we've been much freer to explore sunny places during British Columbia's rainy winters.

Yet, when I was looking back on information on our last visit to Sri Lanka, I had somewhat forgotten about our initial practice winter.

At the end of October in 2012, we flew to Sri Lanka for three months. I should have remembered my New Year's-eve pitcher of beer at the Minuwangoda Machan pub and so many other things from the 2012/13 trip!

Flickr Albums Rock!

Click any of these images to load a Flickr album of around 300 images from our time there. I'm sure glad I write and take a lot of pictures to keep my life's history straight.

Read the blog post from the first day of that part of our trip. (You may click through the activities by going forward through 'newer' posts near the footer of each day.)

After our time on the island, we took another month visiting Burma (Myanmar), Cambodia, Vietnam, and Laos. We used Kuala Lumpur as a stopover on the way home. So, we are very experienced at winter escapes, I guess.


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