Who are they, how old are they, what do they do and why do they do it? I assumed the I was receiving such attention becuase I was a foreigner, and because I was a girl we get used to this so I just saw it as normal. Nothing goes further than kind gestures, short conversations in broken English, and small gifts I have received some nice little shells, and even some home made ayruvedic oil for mosquito bites. Being an educated, traveling, and independant woman, I knew to keep my boundaries and be aware of my interactions.
The next holiday hotspot is Sri Lanka the new Bali?
With endless beaches, epic waves and beautiful people So what is it about Sri Lanka that has travellers sitting up and taking notice? We spoke to Australian photographer, Lincoln Jubb, who recently returned from a trip to Sri Lanka, about why he thinks this place is so special. Lincoln Jubb in search of waves, sun and amazing food.
Selling cheap sex and seashells. Sri Lanka became known as a gay paradise with the advent of tourism in the late s. Nearly , tourists visited Sri Lanka in , 50, of them British. The probable increase of high risk sexual contacts between tourists and Sri Lankan youths worries the government's health department. But the government's chief venereologist says there are around , cases of sexually transmitted diseases each year, and it is estimated that as many as Sri Lankans are HIV positive.