It's hard, coming home - Jo Carroll

I've been back from Sri Lanka for two days. This was a very different trip for me - usually I travel alone, and for 4-6 weeks. This time I was with my brother and sister-in-law, for two weeks, and our trip was organised around cricket (England are playing Sri Lanka at the moment.)

It's too soon to find the right words to describe these two weeks. We packed a lot in - and I need to digest my notebooks and let the story evolve before I can begin to find coherence in it. Besides which I am mildly jet-lagged, which makes writing in complete sentences something of a challenge.

And so here are some pictures.

In time I'll find time to describe the sheer weight of an elephant:


Or the appeal of a baby monkey (doesn't the mum look tired!):



Or the tangy smell of spices:


Or the peaceful smile of a Buddha:


And then, of course, there was the cricket:


By next month I'll be able to manage words. But if you need some now, try my website: www.jocarroll.co.uk 

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trendinseo said…
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Umberto Tosi said…
Looks like a great trip, Jo. Thanks for catching this Yank up a bit on two subjects about which I know zip and have always been curious - Sri Lanka and Cricket.
JO said…
Sri Lanka possibly easier to explain than cricket to a Yank, Umberto!

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