Adventure Boots

Vathsala Aswathaman (+Video)


After getting married in Colombo, Sri Lanka, my husband and I did some shopping for our journey to Canada. I spotted the most wonderful pair of light-weight, black boots. In my homeland, such boots are mainly for tourists and people going to the colder tea-growing areas. I would need these boots in Canada. They were a size 5: a perfect fit.

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