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"
Leave Arugum bay Travel to Pasikuda We got breakfast and planned on travelling to Pasikuda as this was supposed to have one of the best beaches in Sri Lanka. We got a tuk tuk to the bus station and as we arrived he swerved in front of a bus and told them to wait for […]Read more "What a difference a day makes, 25th September 2017"
Scoot down to Panama Baby Point Beach We got our breakfast at the guest house and decided we would rent a scooter for the day to explore the surroundings. We paid 1000 rupees (£5) and set off south to Panama. This was the first time I had ridden a scooter with a license but I […]Read more "Meeting the local police, 24th September 2017"
Udawalawe National Park Safari We got up at 5am as we were going on a morning safari into udawalawe park. I didn’t get much sleep as I was so excited and didn’t want to oversleep so woke up pretty much every hour to check the time. Changna picked us up at 5.30am and we boarded […]Read more "Morning Safari, 23rd September 2017"
Leave Ella Travel to Udawalawe It was our last day in Ella so we had a spot of breakfast on the roof terrace overlooking Ella rock and the valley. It was a great start to the day. We then checked out and got on our first bus. This would take us from Ella to wellawaya […]Read more "Elephant Sanctuary (No chains attached!), 22nd September 2017"