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... turtle sanctuary and we said of course - where is it?
After a brief stop at the railway station for our tickets to Galle Tomorrow, we headed off down the railway line and along a bit of beach desicrated by the tsunami of 2004 to OurTurtle Conservation Centre.
Milan was in charge and was very informative about the turtles he had there describing how you improve their chances from a 1% to ...
... in Arugam, me and Jerome went to watch Elephants with a local tuc tuc and rented motorbikes to go and explore some of the temples around the town. A couple of us had a cooking class with chef Shiva at Arugam cooking school he taught us how to make a chicken coconut curry and several side dishes, I would really recommend this, the food was great and the night was a lot of fun. From Arugam I and Jerome had a 3 hour tuc tuc ride to the amazing hill country village, Ella. We had ...
... we had been! Still, we would never have found our driver ourselves so I guess you could say it was money well spent if you wanted to put a positive spin on it! Following a very hairy 2 hour drive we arrived at the Millenium Foundation to see the elephants. We had chosen to stop here rather than Pinnewalla as the coach tours were all going there and also we had read reports that ...
... a day or so. From here we took an amazing long train to Kandy which travels throught beautiful tea plantations, jungle and dramatic hill scenery.
In Kandy we visited the temple of the tooth - amazing! Its were one of buddahs teeth is kept. And we really enjoyed the city it was so beautiful with a big man made lake and lots of greenery. We went to stay at a couch surfer host called Roshan who was very attentive and took us around a tea factory, ...
... never will again but this was obviously a result of too close confinement in poor conditions. The poor animals were obviously out of their minds. There were many more examples and they were not attractive.
I spent a few hours there and saw some wonderful animals that I have little chance of seeing in the wild but I left feeling terribly sad somehow and that is not a normal emotionfor me in this most wonderful country. I shall leave it up to ...
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Galle Face Court 2, flat 50, Colombo | 3 star b&bfrom $65
- Shame about the construction!
- Great Location
- Worn out, but great travel desk