Peacock Beach Hotel
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Our alarm went off at 7am and we were downstairs having a good breakfast of eggs, toast and fruit at 7.30am as the jeep pulled in. Sanjay and Christine run Lanka Tracker, Matt was a university student studying natural history photography so he was spending a month with them to take some photos for their website and get some experience.
We decided it would be a good idea to skip lunch and head straight to the park to get maximum amount of time ...
... be quite challenging. You could explore bike paths that run through paddy fields, local homes and shrub jungles and it is advisable to take along a tour guide as they can direct you to many picturesque by-roads. Jeep Safaris Enjoy a jeep safari ride to the Yala and Bundala National Parks or the Weerawila Bird sanctuary and be enthralled by the magnificent creatures such as the native ...
... because he did release me when they saw I was not laughing with them and they yelled something at it.
Now fully awake, we were encouraged to go and look at the higgledy piggledy park display while they organised our entry. Bored, I wandered over to a door that was grated so I could look through it and was looking at some sort of elephant model and then as I my eyes adjusted I could see a man and a woman sitting on the floor with ...
... dropping off the three of us who were continuing on to the Maldives as part of a combined tour at the airport for an early evening flight to Male. The other nine passengers only on the Sri Lanka trip had another night in Negombo before their trip ended. I got a snicker out of all the women standing in the check-in line that said “Male”. “Carrie, you’re in the wrong line. Look, it says ...
... beserk - they had spotted a Leopard! With all the jeeps around us, we lacked any kind of maneuverability and struggled to position ourselves to see through the undergrowth. However, two near-misses in the first 15 minutes of being in the park had to bode well for the rest of the day, surely?
The hysteria surrounding the possibility of a Leopard sighting had been a bit much for us all, so we asked our driver if he could let the other jeeps go for ...