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7 Days in Sri Lanka Day 6 – Ella

I awoke early to go for a morning bird-watching walk with the amiable Keith around the camp.  The electric elephant…

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7 Days in Sri Lanka Day 5 – Yala National Park

Glamping was a first for both of us.  Coming back from an incredible safari, which included a lucky sighting of…

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7 Days in Sri Lanka Day 4 – Mirissa

The southern coastal road from Unawatuna to Mirissa throws up spectacular scenes of village life, gorgeous beaches untouched by tourism,…

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7 Days in Sri Lanka Day 3 – Unawatuna and Galle

Today we walked the sands of Unawatuna, released a baby turtle at the Turtle Sanctuary and Hatchery, and wandered the…

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7 Days in Sri Lanka Day 2 – Unawatuna

May Day.  We awoke to a gloriously sunny day, and went down for a decadent breakfast with a wonderful sea…

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7 days in Sri Lanka Day 1 – Colombo

It takes three hours and 15 minutes to get to Colombo from Singapore with Emirates, and the flight arrives at…

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Sri Lanka Day 13 – Hikkaduwa – Colombo – Singapore

Woke feeling like shit, predictably.  I had a good breakfast, and a pot of tea, which teasingly brought me round…

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Sri Lanka Day 12 – Unawatuna – Hikkaduwa

Arose later than usual, and checked out after saying goodbye to Alison, the Aussie lass.  Got a tuk-tuk to Hikkaduwa,…

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Sri Lanka Day 11 – Unawatuna – Galle

I woke at 6, again at 7, and finally at 8.  I’m enjoying waking up early.  Strolled along the beach…

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Sri Lanka Day 10 Tangalle – Unawatuna

Woke at 7:30, had breakfast, paid my bill, jumped on the back of a motorbike to the bus station, and…

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