Centauria Tourist Hotel
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- Swimming pool
- Free parking
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... Lanka so far took place, I was approached by a ca 60 year old, smart, but traditionally dressed local (he was wearing a white shirt and sarong): "
"Good evening, are you from England?"
"Great, I was just speaking to these French people in there, and they were hopeless - spoke no English at all. I don't understand how they still manage to do this. I studied engineering in London in the 70s at Royal Holloway you see, and I like to speak to English people, ...
... the animals in relative peace and quiet. Isuru told us that he’s completely booked out for the July/August period (European school holidays) even though it’s much hotter then and the park will be obviously much busier. During our safaris we only saw other trucks on the entry to park, other than that we were all alone.
I was also a little afraid that we’d be really hot at night, as I knew that there was no electricity in the camp. It was ...
... conveyor belt. The organisation advertise that they allow no more than 60 people on the beach on any night, but there were at least that many people there handing over their 1000 rupees for the chance to sit on the beach with the centre's guides, and hope that their visit coincides with a turtle that has some eggs to lay.
Nesting season for sea turtles starts in April, so being right at the beginning of the season I was prepared ...
Our alarm went off at 4.50am, ready for Krishna to pick us up at 5.30am for our hike to see The Worlds End, although it was dark as we were driving the sun started to come up and it was apparent there was a lot of fog around this morning. Krishna phoned one of his taxi friends who had dropped someone off there half an hour earlier and he said they had turned back as the fog had been too bad. Worlds End would have cost us 6,000 rupees each ...
... irritating because there are no signs indicating you which path to choose and every time we asked a local, we were pointed in one direction, then we would ask the next person, only to be told we are walking the wrong way. We arrived at a cave called Rawana which I climbed up to. It was a steep set of stairs but a nice view at the top and a good spot to sit once you reach the top. We kept trying to find the path for the rock but it proved beyond us ...