The Royal Lotus
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... much other than crows and cattle egrets bathing amongst the floating rubbish. I did see a litter of pups waiting for their mother to return with something to eat. I have taken a few pictures of the garden as a souvenir and a couple taking wedding pictures. Picked up some batteries for Francois's camera and headed back to the hills. Misty hills that is! Afternoon thunder showers began and so we stay at ...
Day 5: Like any New Years day you appreciate a wee sleep in. Fortunately our next stop was only 1 hour up the road so we headed off at a respectable 9.30. Our NY day activity was cycling through the small villages around Giritale Tank (reservoir built in 7th century). Cycling around the waterways and villages of Giritale. This was a lovely way to spend the morning and early afternoon, just watching people as they went about daily life, bathing in river and greeting kids who ...
today some very fancy looking people came to MEF. they were taking photos with rani, that i must admit is the nicest and prettiest of the elephants here (im not sayong that only because she is the one i'm taking care of). i also went to the nearby town kegalle on a secret christmas mission and visited a store where i bought a lovely red skirt for 300 rupees (15 sek/1.5 pound) for the upcomming"christmas ...
... at a lovely (not) looking place at the side of the road. Since both of us had tummy troubles we didnt eat much, but when setting off again the tuk tuk broke down. Not a funny situation in the middle of nowhere with threatening toilet issues.
The tuk tuk did restart in the end, but I was pretty terrified the rest of the way especially winding up the mountains that it would happen ...
... great fun although scary in places - the scenery was amazing and we swam in the calm waters which was brilliant. That night we had a few beers and a BBQ and all it to know each other better which was really nice. I'm surprised that there are so many people here who I genuinely like nd have fun with (god that makes me sound intolerant!) After another night with little sleep we set off on our jungle trek! In the extreme heat and humidity it ...