Pelwehera Village Resort
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... of Sri Lankan locals packed tighter than a can of sardines into the train. At the next stop we maneuvered ourselves into the one chair, as standing was almost unbearable and so for the next hour Emma was sat in my lap. Thankfully the train eventually cleared out and we both had the luxury of our own seats. This is when we got to admire the beautiful scenery rolling past as we snaked our way up hills and between valleys. The views were breathtaking! Our first day in Kandy was ...
... children of the village to get their own school bus. The elephant corridor is where the majority of the conflict occurs, it is the route the elephants take when going from the national park to other areas of land as well as the route the children take to walk to and from school.
we stopped at the end of the corridor for SLWCS (Sri Lanka wildlife conservation society) and Jacqueline Fernandez to talk with the locals, farmers and ...
... nearby ponds... Gutted that we didn't see any, but maybe in hindsight it's for the best!
I'm incredibly unfit, and Paul is incredibly fair skinned, so between us we were a pretty terrible pair to be scaling such a huge rock for hours in the scorching midday heat. A big chunk of our initial eagerness definitely vanished as we saw the scale of what we were about to embark on, and to be honest I don't think we really appreciated the view once we got up to ...
... park, we saw some wild elephants in the forest. They were a bit hidden in the trees but we definitely saw them.
Then a few more.
Then a few more.
Then we turned a corner and there were hundreds of them just as Jagath has promised there would be :-)
We were all so excited as there were elephants everywhere we looked. It seems that in the evenings they all come to the lake to drink, play ...
... This Guest House has old building and the very brand new one. We got the old one, it was not very old like I thought. It was still good and clean, but the new one was clean, very good and big. This Guest House has 2 beds in 1 room, 1 the king bed and 1 single bed, 2 of us sharing the bed. We paid 1.000 rupees for 3 people/night, it was super cheap mannn, hahaha. Nirmala Guest House has free
wi-fi 24hrs and it has really nice balcony. This is the ...