Peacock Beach Hotel
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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Travel Blogs from Yala National Park
... swim was after climbing Sigirya but got back so late we couldn't. But we are headed to a beach resort tomorrow so maybe then?
We are sitting on our chalet deck having a beer at the moment and in the last 30 minutes have seen monkeys, squirrels and a pig within 2 metres of us. In fact, the monkeys are jumping onto our roof and they sound a bit like bowling balls landing on it.
... and didn't regret it as the bus continued up and up past beautiful waterfalls and green, green, green views until we arrived at the quaint little town of Ella. As we hadn't planned on coming here we hadn't booked ahead and instead scouted a few guest house finding a lovely home stay right in the centre of town........we were showered and headed out before it got dark and we enjoyed my (Kirsty's) favourite meal of the trip so far in 'The Rotti ...
On April 10th we were staying at a nice hotel near Yala National Park area. In the morning we visited some nice temples around and did a short visit to the town by ourselves, but the driver left us in a place not very interesting...
Then we saw a nice lake and had lunch by the lake. Another nice rice&curry, but ...
... at 13:30 or later, I could take many pics... but we couldn't have lunch, because only 1 bar at the station and too spicy food. Our guide told us we could buy food on the train... but we couldn't... so we arrived at Ella Gap station over 15:30 and very hungry... luckily we could eat something close to the station.
The travel by train was nice :) very nice views as the train slowly descended ...
... a smash-up derby of tourist vehicles descended on the place. So we did get to see a leopard sitting in a tree, but had to crane our necks and look past dozens of others also trying to experience the moment.
Happily, while we were admiring the leopard, a sloth bear loped out of the nearby bush to see what the fuss was about. He didn't seem to like the attention and moved on. I felt extremely fortunate to see ...