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Through Alice Fisher’s lens


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A little treasure arrived in our inbox a couple of weeks ago. It was a folder full of beautiful images from photographer Alice Fisher who stayed with us back in January together with her husband as a part of their honeymoon. Alice was kind enough to let us post her photos here along with some

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Between the routine


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Coming from the chaos of Bali’s ever expanding area of Canggu, to the low-key, mellow pace of Ahangama in Sri Lanka was a deep breath of fresh air… like taking life down a few notches for a little while. Waking up to the whistling of the birds and the bread trucks, a sunrise yoga or

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Guest Series, Video

Guest experince – Nina


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A few weeks ago we were lucky enough to have American guest Nina Alpert come stay with us at Sunshinestories. During her stay, she was happy enough to answer questions about her time and travel through Sri Lanka after recent terror attacks.   How’d you find out about Sunshinestories? Seven months ago I typed “best

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Meet surfer and painter Nina Brooke


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This past week we had longtime friend Nina Brooke join the retreat. Nina was in Sri Lanka exactly one year ago doing an artist residency at Ceylon Sliders. This year she came back to surf and yoga with us here at Sunshinestories surf & yoga retreat. What were your thoughts and expectations before you came to

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Guest Series

Couples who surf together, stay together


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At Sunshinestories, we pride ourselves on being accessible for all ages 10 and up. We feel that age knows no boundaries here, and it’s so special watching guests come together, all nationalities, all ages, all on different paths. A few weeks ago we welcomed a group that were no exception to this rule. At the

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Guest Series, Yoga

Growing with Donna from The Yoga Vine


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You know that woman you aspire to be? The woman that says “go for it” and means it. The woman that not only dreams the dream, but sees it through. Without giving away too much, that’s Donna. She’s a light that brightens every room she walks into, so it’s no wonder she’s behind a mecca

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Community, Guest Series

Empowering Women Through Tech: Lanka Tech Kids


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All types of people roll through Sunshinestories, sometimes making for memorable friendships that carry on even after the retreat ends. This is particularly true of a friendship formed between our previous social host, Malin, and a guest-turned-marketing-manager, Maria. To give you some background, Maria is our current Marketing Manager, after deciding to leave her career

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Stella: The Swedish Scientist Turned Potter


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At Sunshinestories, we’re lucky enough to have some interesting guests come through, sharing their stories and lives with us. This past week we were happy to welcome back a guest that came to stay with us during our very first opening of our retreat. This time, she’s come with a story of her own. What happens

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