Centauria Tourist Hotel
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- Swimming pool
- Free parking
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... 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 ...
... Yalla Park for the first of our two safari's. The vehicles were 4 by 4's with seating arranged high above the drive. They lurched and rolled violently and by the time of our return we ached from head to foot but wow what sights. Elephants, wild boar, water Ox, monitor lizards, crocs. Various deer and loads of birds. We have a free morning tomorrow before setting off animal hunting once more in the afternoon. Shattered now but great fun. Take care R & ...
... anything; more importantly, we forget that most of the things we think we miss, we don’t need (or sometimes really even want) anyway.
If we don’t have to think, struggle a little, knick ourselves on the sharp edges once in a while, we lose appreciation for the value of suffering. Suffering in whatever degree is a critical need-to-have—because, as with joy, it connects us to the rest of the world ...
We headed inland to Uda Welawe national park to do a safari. Neither of us have ever been on safari so we were quite excited. We had an amazing time! We left our guesthouse at 5.30am, picked up in a huge open air 4 wheel drive safari truck, which we had to ourselves. We arrived in the park by 6.30am in time to see the sun rising over the plains - which was just beautiful. There is a good chance of seeing elephants in this park, and we saw oodles! One of ...