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Lucky Cats - also known as Maneki-Neko
Wednesday, April 18, 2018      13 comments

I've been busily painting batiks in Malaysia. And I decided to do a drawing of the cute Lucky Cat, the one with the waving paws that we see in so many Asian countries. After a bit of research, I came up with my drawing, and my buddy at the... Read more
Lazy Days in Malaysia
Monday, April 09, 2018      12 comments

We're still enjoying Malaysia, even though we're sort of stuck in Kuala Lumpur while DH goes to physical therapy. Ah well, it gives me a chance to walk or use the stationary bike, so I'm getting in plenty of exercise myself. rollin... Read more
Batik painting in Malaysia
Thursday, March 15, 2018      15 comments

Not a lot going on, but I did a short blog about the batiks I've been working on here in Malaysia. Love being creative!! rollingluggagers.blogspo
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Lion Dancing!!!
Monday, February 26, 2018      10 comments

Lion dancers at the Malaysian market, lion dancers in the hospital, lion dancers waking us up in the morning! LOVE the lion dancing! rollingluggagers.blogspo
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Night Music - Fireworks and Philharmonic
Saturday, February 24, 2018      9 comments

We've been enjoying the Lunar New Year celebrations all over Kuala Lumpur, including fireworks most nights of the past week or two. But last night, we went to the philharmonic orchestra for a wonderful concert. Plus the concert hall is in ... Read more
Revisiting My Kitty
Saturday, February 10, 2018      11 comments

Last time we were in Malaysia, I helped care for a kitten who somehow showed up inside a pillar in the hotel's dining room. The hostess adopted him, and I gave him breakfast every morning. He's now all grown up, and the hostess is workin... Read more
We are NOT going to the Maldives
Tuesday, February 06, 2018      13 comments

We should have been in the Maldives by now. In case you haven't heard, the president there has declared a state of emergency. Politicians arrested, the Supreme Court calling for their release but some judges arrested, people protesting in the ... Read more
Riding the Sri Lanka Railroad
Sunday, February 04, 2018      12 comments

We took the train from Kandy back to Colombo, passing through small towns and through tunnels. All very colorful and interesting, especially the random statues and temples. rollingluggagers.blogspo
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Time in Kandy, Sri Lanka
Wednesday, January 31, 2018      9 comments

I know, what a name, right? This city was once the capital of the Kandyan kingdom, from whence it gets the name. Lovely city with a lake, a forest sanctuary, a temple with Buddha's tooth, and a big festival each August. We had fun jus... Read more
Baby elephants!!!!!!!
Saturday, January 27, 2018      14 comments

I visited the Elephant Transit Home, which is a rescue center and sanctuary for orphaned baby elephants. It was wonderful, and emotional, and sort of sad because there was one little guy who was recently orphaned and spent a bit of time all alo... Read more
Safari in Sri Lanka!
Thursday, January 25, 2018      15 comments

I went on a safari yesterday - not a hunting safari, a find the animals and be amazed safari! No leopards, but so many elephants! And it was so thrilling, I didn't eat my packed breakfast until it was all over! Now THAT is the way to ... Read more
Travelling in Sri Lanka
Tuesday, January 23, 2018      11 comments

We had a four hour trip to the southern foothills - a crazy winding road that included the rather manic way everyone drives here. We are settled in at our resort, full of flowers and exotic birds. Not that the birds are imported or enclose... Read more
Adventures in Eating in Sri Lanka
Saturday, January 20, 2018      14 comments

We're still travelling in Sri Lanka, though life sometimes intrudes itself. I didn't mean for this to become a food blog, but it did. I've been trying different Sri Lankan foods, and this is the overview, complete with photos. ... Read more
I was Goldilocks today!
Monday, January 15, 2018      15 comments

For people who don't know, my husband and I are retired. We sold 90% of what we owned, and we've been travelling for, well, going on six years now. Without a plan. Just doing all the things we've always wanted to do. We're currently in S... Read more
Sri Lanka!
Friday, January 12, 2018      16 comments

We're here in Colombo, acclimating to Sri Lanka. At some point we'll head to the national parks to visit the leopards and elephants who live there, but we're enjoying the big city for a bit. Though our neighborhood is definitely off the beaten... Read more

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