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April 28th – Allapey

I had been dozing through the helicopter-din of heavy rain on the roof above our heads but the thunder clap bought me sharply to my senses. It had been a strange and restless night in our little green box, plagued … Continue reading

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April 25th – Kerala’s coastline

Up the main streets of Trivandrum that it felt like we had explored so long ago, we grabbed a late breakfast. My order of what called itself a ‘Rocket Roast’ in the very normal-looking canteen turned out to be not … Continue reading

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April 10th – Dambulla Cave

Tyronne offered to redeem his forgetfulness at not picking us up the previous night by driving us out to the bus station the next morning, via a couple of places he had to pop into on the way. Following a … Continue reading

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April 2nd – Into the jungle: Sinharaja Nature Reserve

The day started with a curiously British breakfast of toast and jam, powdered scrambled egg, yoghurt and fruit before Bandulla, our hired jungle-guide arrived. Bandulla drove us in his little Nissan through some rutted dirt-track paddy-fields, up some narrow hillside … Continue reading

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