Expectations vs. Reality: My family’s first time in Sri Lanka From the off, Sri Lanka seemed just as wonderful as my colleagues had promised. We were met at the airport by Saman, our friendly, sunny and ever-smiling guide, who scooped us up, into the car (and the welcome a/c) and onto the hotel. Out of the window, we marvelled at the bustling towns – a riot of people, animals and tropical flora and fauna. My children were particularly stunned by…