Sri Lanka

Arriving at the gateway to Yala – paradise found

From Rekawa, it was a relatively short hop (about an hour) on the bus to our next destination- Hambantota, the perfect place to visit the Yala or Budalla national parks from. We waved goodbye to Mama Daisy and Janaka, and caught the next bus from Netolpitiya Junction heading towards Tissa. With a little help from… Continue reading Arriving at the gateway to Yala – paradise found

Sri Lanka

Rekawa Beach- turtle haven

For the last four nights we have been staying at Mama Daisy's homestay, in the Sri Lankan village of Rekawa, nestled between lagoon, beach, and jungle. Normally home to volunteers from all over the world who come to look after the turtles, Mama Daisy's was colourful and had a hostel like feel in the communal… Continue reading Rekawa Beach- turtle haven