Centauria Tourist Hotel
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- Swimming pool
- Free parking
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... it was, elephants everywhere. We had 4 safari trips all up two afternoon and two early morning (5:30 wake up for a 5:45 departure). Each one was the same but different and the animals spotted read like a shopping list:
Masses of birds – some apparently very rare according to Lionel
Wild and domestic buffalo
... 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 ...
Advantages of travelling unfettered by an itinerary are the ability to adapt to circumstance and to be fluid in decision making. Drifting around an island acting on whimsical fancy may sound ideal, but I cannot help but be struck by the sense that a little forethought could have saved us many frustrating and sweaty bus hours as we have doubled back on ourselves countless times over the past few weeks. If the central maxims of travel are new experiences and personal growth ...
... way to go.
We tucked our trousers into our socks and rubbed salt over our shoes to stop the onslaught of the leech army and started our trek. Once inside the park the sightings started immediately with a huge spider (part of the Orb family), purple faced langur monkeys, an emerald green vine snake, pit viper, various lizards and reptiles and giant snails (to name a few!), the trail was riddled with tree roots and boulders until we ...
... 8221;, “we can make it work”, 'there is a way”, As a consequence it is very hard to get a straight answer and people prefer answering something than “I don’t know”. I think this explains the back and forth today with the path. I think we managed almost 10 km of downhill/uphill walk, which was luckily fringed by beautiful scenery.
Later today we witnessed a ceremony for the Tamils new years’ celebration ...