Climbing Sigiriya Rock

[caption id="attachment_1283" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Climbing Sigiriya Rock blog post[/caption] The Story Behind the Rock Sometimes called Lion Rock, sometimes Sīhāgiri, this towering rock was the home of King Kasyapa 447-495 CE. As the story goes, Kasyapa's father was king of Sri Lanka with son Mugalan next in line as heir to…

12 Hours in Dubai

THAT'S RIGHT! WE DID IT! WE FINALLY AND OFFICIALLY WENT TO DUBAI (and this time we actually LEFT the airport!) (Whoop!). We didn't really plan this one but while booking flights to Sri Lanka we had the option of choosing a 12-hour layover (who seriously builds full-day layovers?!) in Dubai. Of…