Unnatural Habitat

As I wait in line for the restroom at the zoo, crowds ebb and flow around us. We are a bar of rocks standing tall, forcing the ocean waves to move along rather than crash into us. That is what I think, because my parents took me to the beach last weekend for the first … More Unnatural Habitat


The pain seizes her. Grips her by the crotch. A hand of ice and flame. The heartache is more subtle, a slow drip that trickles and seeps, a snail-trail of longing. Janvi sways from side to side, drawing steady breaths. She isn’t sure yet if the pain means anything. Maybe it’s just one of those … More Blur

Discover Sri Lanka: Adam’s Peak (Sri Pada)

Farther east in the Central Highlands of Sri Lanka, about 2.5 hours from the tea country of Nuwara Eliya and 3.5 hours from the biodiverse plateau of Horton Plains, Adam’s Peak looms from the heart of a wilderness sanctuary. No matter which way you’re travelling from, the entire region is bursting with astounding natural beauty. … More Discover Sri Lanka: Adam’s Peak (Sri Pada)

Discover Sri Lanka: Horton Plains National Park

From the sweeping green tea plantations of Nuwara Eliya, EZ and I ventured one hour away to Horton Plains National Park, a striking area situated high up on a plateau, for a day trip. On the way there, the terraced hillsides transitioned into woodsy landscapes—tall, skinny trees with leafy treetops—a much different feel than Nuwara … More Discover Sri Lanka: Horton Plains National Park