Pelwehera Village Resort
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... we may have been put off attempting it on just 3 hours sleep. Instead, we raised a toast to the first and last time we would ever climb Adams Peak. There is a local saying that states, ‘If you have never climbed Adams Peak then you’re a fool, but if you have climbed it twice you’re a bloody fool’.
So it was that, with the Adam's Peak challenge put behind us, we said farewell to Alex (hopefully not for long as we are all heading to Thailand next) ...
... 2004. But it's back, baby! Did you know...Sri Lanka was the first nation to create a protected wildlife park (not an African nation!)? Or that it was the first nation with a female head of state (Sirimavo Bandaranaike, in 1960)? Or that it has more UNESCO World Heritage sites per square mile than anywhere else in the world? It's quite a fascinating little place, and we are attempting to cram as much into 2 1/2 weeks as possible.
... with a thump, which were always greeted by laughs from the surrounding locals. Our time in Dambulla was a wet one, it rained everyday. All day. However we did not let this get in the way of our exploring! We were staying at a little homestay with a policeman, his wife and Bob Marley reincarnated (a rasta Sri Lankan with dreadlocks and his very own tuk tuk pimped out with speakers blaring reggae). At first we weren't sure as it was tucked away in a little back street, however ...
... and there was no light pollution affecting our view, but the flashes of lightening seemed so bright that they turned the sea of jungle into a dramatic silhouette, and the frequent cracks of thunder and hammering heavy raindrops seemed almost deafening.
All the power had cut out due to the storm, so one of the guys who works for Lalith (yes, I think he's minted) appeared as an unknown figure at the window, holding a lantern and umbrellas for us - ...
... 100 houses in the 1930s. However, the dam built in 1952, caused houses to be shifted.
Gunarathna is a typical Sri Lankan villager settled in a native wattle and daub hut. Although disabled, Gunarathna can manage himself sufficient. He does not consume meat. He grows bananas, oranges, mangoes, cashews and papaya as well as vegetables. Meeting him, you will learn how to grind chilies and coconut, the traditional way. The village is open to public from seven in the morning five ...