It’s nice to end a busy holiday with a few days at a beach, and Sri Lanka’s coastline is beautiful.  After arriving at our penultimate hotel we got changed and went down to the beach where we spent £1.00 on a couple of coconuts.  The sea seems mostly calm, but there are some good waves breaking near to shore and […]

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Our journey from Ella to Mirissa was approximately 6 hours by road, and we found that by leaving early (5 a.m.) we could make a stop at Udawalawe National Park for a safari drive.  Udawalawe has over 250 elephants and it was created  to provide a sanctuary for wild animals displaced by the construction of a reservoir.  We didn’t see […]

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Our accommodation here couldn’t have been more different to the tent where we had stayed on the previous two nights.   We were in this location as apparently climbing up Sigiriya rock is ‘a must’ when visiting Sri Lanka.  On arriving at the hotel we walked into a huge open lobby area with views of ‘the rock’ in the distance, and […]

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