On the Road in Sri Lanka Buses, trains and tuk-tuk

There are several ways to get around in Sri Lanka. Buses, trains, and tuk-tuk are the most common means of transportation. Cars are good as well, of course, but too expensive. And you definitely need a driver who’s familiar with the Sri Lankan way of driving. Tuk-Tuk Tuk-tuks are loud, uncomfortable, not particularly good-looking, and…

Slow Train to the Copper Canyon Barrancas del Cobre, Mexico

Copper Canyon / Barrancas del Cobre The Copper Canyon (Barrancas del Cobre) is a system of canyons in northwestern Mexico. The canyons are huge; they are considerably deeper and cover a larger area than the Grand Canyon in Arizona. The region’s indigenous inhabitants are the Rarámuri or Tarahumara who are known for their ability to…