Martin's Simple Lodge

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Sri Lanka's Primeval Rainforest

A travel blog entry by lraleigh

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If any place exists in Sri Lanka that may produce the next healing drug, Sinharaja is that place. Sinharaja is also wet, wild, and primeval--a combination rarely found these days in Sri Lanka, as much of its tropical moist forests have been logged, cleared, and settled. As such, Sinharaja offers time machine to those interested in the past, …

Love is the answer, but love is the problem.

A travel blog entry by elliemack


... good and bad. Both the children and the staff were amazing to work with, I enjoyed them teaching me some of their language and getting to know some of them individually (which is quite difficult considering the language barrier). I'm so glad I've done the whole 'working in a school' experience, in the north and in the south. It has been amazing meeting such amazing and talented people who are brilliant at their jobs. Working in the school in Galle and also in Jaffna has allowed me ...

Mingling with the locals

A travel blog entry by tomandgem


... to keep fit came to talk to us and asked to see British money. We only had a penny on us, which we gave to him, but he asked to see a 5 note (which we didn’t have). Another man, who we thought was drunk, talked very fast and told us he made lots of money but gave it to the poor. He later confirmed our suspicions when he said he also liked brandy! Lastly, we met Ronald and his family whilst watching the sunset. ...

Fill you mind, empty your heart

A travel blog entry by ecour0404


... and watching the sea. It is the perfect place to talk out everything and Dan is a great travel buddy for it. I cannot express enough how lucky I have been with the people I have met and traveled with on this journey. at lunch we met an amazing couple from new Zealand who has been traveling and working for over 2 years. They are clearly so in love with each other, life and traveling. It is the kind of relationship I Hope to someday have and really refreshing to know that it is possible.


A travel blog entry by elegibson


... is "where are you going"...more often as not so that they can help you get there! Anna and I left our last bus ride recipients of an invitation to stay at a local family home and clutching the phone numbers of three other families and friends in Sri Lanka and London in case we were in the area. A lovely elderly gentleman helped us off at our stop and took us to the best curry house in town before arranging a tuktuk to our hotel. He didn't ...


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