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Travel Blogs from Habarana
THURSDAY & FRIDAY This is our last day in Habarana and at our Ayurvedic placement. We spent a few hours in the morning at the hospital helping bandage hips and elbows and knees as well as preparing some of the treatment. We spent about half an hour pounding tree bark in a giant mortar and pestle!! After placement finished we returned to the spa …
WEDNESDAY We didn't have placement today. Instead we got to go to on of the Unesco Heritage Sights of Sri Lanka - Sigiriya. It is an ancient rock formation about 350m high. There are over 2200 steps to get to the top. It has been inhabited since the 3rd century but its fortress was built by King Kassapa after he killed his father to become the king …
MONDAY This week will be spent in the very heart of Sri Lanka in a town called Habarana. It is known for it spice gardens and jungle safaris. We will be having a placement at an Ayurvedic Orthopaedic Hospital which has been run by the same family for generations. I am travelling with Micah, another Work the World student and our guide Mewan who is …
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Once breakfast was consumed, it was off to the rock and left the driver in the car park, paid my exorbitant $35 entrance fee and began the climb. All manner of touts were lined up for my initial gauntlet, which I passed relatively unscathed before viewing the outer lying archeological remains. All this was under the gaze of a troupe of Purple Faced Langur monkeys plus a beautiful brightly coloured ...
... everywhere and I was for about three hours the happiest girl in the world. I won't even talk too much about it and just leave one or two pictures.Sunburn: Not yet (it was cloudy). Mosquito bites: I stopped counting. Spotted elephants: At least 42, probably close to 100, we lost count.
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