Welcome to Sri Lanka, a small island crammed full of treasures, with no fewer than eight UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Travel from the colonial capital of Colombo to the ancient cultural heartland of the island, through jungles and highlands, to a lovely beach resort and finish in the former royal capital of Kandy. This tour has been designed to follow the RACS 88th Annual Scientific Congress in Bangkok from 6 – 10 May 2019.
Annette Holian is an orthopaedic surgeon with a background in trauma and disaster response. As RAAF Group Captain Holian, she has served as a surgeon in Afghanistan and Banda Aceh. Annette worked in surgical care in PNG and responded to the Aitape tsunami in 1998 and has since been a first responder in several disasters. Annette was the first woman orthopaedic surgeon In Australia, the first mother admitted into surgical training and the first female surgeon in RAAF. She is on College Council and holds the External Affairs Chair, is Chair of the Military Section of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, is patron of the Catalina Association, a Governor at the Shrine of Remembrance and has travelled through Sri Lanka.
Ground only price is AUD $2,780 pp sharing (excluding international flights and transfers)