Visit World Vision Project Home Garden We met sudesh for a breakfast of fresh fruit and eggs which was perfect. Sudesh said he would show us another project in the area which world vision had helped a family. The project was for a home garden and encouraged families to grow organic food with no chemicals. […]Read more "Growing a better future, 5th October 2017"
Leave Anuruddhapura Visit World Vision Project School- Tree Planting Visit World Vision Project Fishing Village- Open Water Tanks Go Fishing It was time for us to leave Anuruddhapura so we had a Sri Lankan breakfast of string hoppers, fish curry and daal. Ajith met us with a huge beaming smile and took us to the […]Read more "World Vision, 4th October 2017"
Tour of Anuruddhapura We started the day off with a Sri Lankan breakfast of string hoppers (soft rice noodles) fish curry, Daal and coconut sambal. It was a great start to the day and we would have a guided tour of the ancient city. Ajith who had brought us to the hotel the day before […]Read more "An Ancient tour of Anuruddhapura, 3rd October 2017"
Sigiriya Bus to Anuradhapura Mihintale for sunset We got up early and bordered our tuk tuk at 6.20am for Sigiriya. The owners husband had his own tuk tuk so said he could take us there and back for 2000 rupees (£10). He took us the scenic route and we passed a beautiful lake which the […]Read more "Sigiriya, Spice gardens and Sunsets, 2nd October 2017"
Leave Uppuveli Arrive in Dambulla Dambulla Cave Temple We woke after not the most comfortable nights sleep from our sunburnt. We hadn’t been very fortunate in uppuveli and both our bodies had taken a beating since being there. Thinesh had retrived beckys other flip flop from the deadly dogs. We packed up our bags and […]Read more "Cave temples and racist dogs, 1st October 2017"
Snorkeling Around Pigeon Island We had booked a trip with Thinesh our guesthouse owner to go snorkeling around pigeon island the marine sanctuary near Uppuveli. We had a rushed breakfast and made it back just before 8.30 which is when he said to meet him. We got back and his nephew was there and after […]Read more "Shark Snorkeling, 30th September 2017"
Koneshwaram Temple Becky was feeling a little better so we headed out for some breakfast on the beach at fernando’s. After filling up we decided to head into trincomalee to a hindu temple located on the coast. Sri Lanka has two main people which are Tamal who are predominantly hindu and Sinhala which are mainly […]Read more "Hindu temple in the hills, 29th September 2017"
Relaxing in Uppuveli We woke and after a nice lie in we headed for some breakfast on the beach. I got a full English for 600 rupees (£3) which was great and then we relaxed on the beach overlooking the ocean. On the horizon you could see large cargo ships parked up which must have […]Read more "Relaxing in Fernandos, 28th September 2017"
Leave Pasikuda Arrive in Uppuveli We woke up early with our skin feeling like cardboard from the sun burnt. We were moving on to uppuveli to the north so found some accommodation and booked it. After a hearty breakfast we checked out and were debating how to get to uppuveli. We had three options […]Read more "Up to uppuveli, 27th September 2017"
A relaxing day along the beach We woke and ordered a continental for one at the hotel. We were brought fruit, smoothies, tea and coffee, toast, French toast and pastries. There was enough for a family of four. With filled stomachs we ventured down to the beach and had a swim. It was a beautiful […]Read more "A day in paradise, 26th September 2017"