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... then bury the eggs under a protective net, to stop birds getting to them. When the turtles hatch, they put them into a tank until they are three days old, and then release them onto the beach at night, so that they can swim out to sea. They also rescue injured turtles, and return them to the wild if they can be rehabilitated. We saw four of the five types of turtle that are found in Sri Lanka; Green turtles, Olive Ridley turtles, Hawksbill and ...
... brief and I used my time literally to get some sleep and get my washing done. Ok there was a little bit of a beach time as well but tiny amount!
I will publish this entry together with my next one so you have something interesting (I hope) to read.
... Tiger bomb. All fixed now though!
Kandy itself was a sea of tuk tuks and exhaust fumes. The chaos was thankfully offset by the large lake that dominates the city. A short tuk tuk ride away was the oasis of calm that is the Peradeniya Botanical Gardens. We spend a lovely few hours meandering (and sheltering) beneath the huge trees that populate the park including new ones to us such as jackfruit.
That evening we went to a Kandyan dance ...
... a cooked egg in the middle. It said in the guide book the egg was supposed to
be runny but it was not. It was OK though and the last of the Sri Lankan
specialities to try out while M solved his cold cooked breakfast problem by having a bacon omelette.
The big black house Labrador Ben came over for company. The owners of Ellerton aren’t
back from England till next month apparently.
Anyhow we were packed up and off. The itinerary today was ...
... directed and, once inside the police station, were met by a group of officers and tried to make a report. They told us that we most definitely could not report the crime there as any incident had to be reported in the district in which it happened! So why was nobody prepared to help us over there? Another point, surely the guest relations officer at our hotel should have known that and not sent us on a wild goose chase! Tourism is very important to ...