Ranweli Holiday Village
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TravelPod Member ReviewsRanweli Holiday Village Waikkal
Ranweli is an established hotel as part of the spa culture, popping up along the west coast of Sri Lanka. Accessed only via a ferry (punted wooden raft), the hotel offers tranquility and calm away from the hustle and bustle.
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... understand the sacrifices that your parents make to send you to Haileybury. Never take this for granted and thank them regularly for this. I am sure that this trip has given you all an increased level of maturity. We will all get off at Melbourne exhausted and your parents will be so happy to see you as you no doubt will be to see them. I want you all at some point along the Tullamarine Freeway to tell your parents how much you appreciate them sending you on this trip. They only ...
... We passed two places that claimed to make paper from the elephant poop on our way down to the river to watch the elephant bathing. Twice a day, the elephants from the orphanage are taken to the river to be bathed and to cool off. There were probably 30 or so there when we got there. There were adults and juveniles. We saw one elephant playing with a log like a dog might play with a stick. You could (if you gave the attendants a tip), pet the elephants or even ...
... In the afternoon we took a jeep safari into the Minneriya National Park and almost immediately we came upon some wild elephants calmly munching their way through pampas grass as they wandered along.As we drove deep into the park we kept on stopping to view more elephants.One was by a river we needed to cross and he took fright making a barking noise as he rushed into the undergrowth on the bank side.We also saw ...
... br> with the enormous sails coming by. We
were back at the hotel before 10 – in time for breakfast!
Not having been 100% sure we would still get breakfast, we
arranged for our driver to pick us up at 1.30 to go for lunch! We really weren’t in need of anymore food but
have to say it was delicious – a local restaurant that also gets ...
... only open 2 hrs Mon-Fri)m she had no scales yesterday to weigh the package (must be broken - she usually has some!)!!! We grabbed a bite to eat, good Dutch krokets, and went to the next town. They are now winging their way to Belgium, but talk about getting blood out of you to do this simple job!
We've had excellent flights, all on time, from Valencia - Madrid; Madrid - Dubai; Dubai - Colombo. Only issues were the sizes of the ...