Category: Jungle

Wild Dreams with Wild Coast Tented Lodge, Yala

Here’s a direct ‘experience to pen’ retelling of events at Wild Coast Tented Lodge, Yala – that completely spoiled and changed my expectation of hotels, while also unintentionally ruining every other hotel experience in the days to come. Hello Wild Coast, We were greeted with cold towels, ice lollies...

The Art of Racing … in Yala

After being cooped up within the four walls of my house, speeding off to Yala the first chance we could was exhilarating and freeing. Our first stop was at Leopard Trails, second at Wild Coast Tented Lodge and final stop at Jetwing Yala. We were ready to get completely...

Conquering Sigiriya Rock Fortress in a Post Pandemic World

Well, not really post-pandemic, we’re still very much in the middle of the pandemic. But let’s just go with the title for the sake of being apocalyptic and dramatic, shall we? Sigiriya Rock Fortress is an ancient citadel that was transformed from a monastery to a palace fit for...

The Elephant Gathering at Minneriya National Park

Our first trip post lockdown was to journey 192 kms to witness the largest gathering of wild elephants in one area at the Minneriya National Park. Having visited once, ages ago when I was a wee kid, a trip to Minneriya has been long overdue – and I was...