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Category: Excursions

Agro-Nature Experience – Jetwing Kaduruketha by Juliet Coombe

Agro-Nature Experience – Jetwing Kaduruketha by Juliet Coombe

By Juliet Coombe

In the ancient kingdom of Anuradhapura, the kings grew rice with no chemicals or fertilisers, other than natural manure, and were more interested in the health of their people, who built the huge interlinking tank system that still feeds the paddy f...

Wild Calling – Day in the life of Head Ranger Chamara Amarasinghe Jetwing Safari Camp

Wild Calling – Day in the life of Head Ranger Chamara Amarasinghe Jetwing Safari Camp

By Juliet Coombe

Already a balmy hot day, we ensure we have enough water and our camera equipment is in working order before we go to meet the smiling and extremely knowledgable Chamara Amarasinghe, Jetwing Safari Camp Head Ranger and naturalist with five years servi...

The Secret Lives of Jetwing Lakes Nocturnal World

The Secret Lives of Jetwing Lakes Nocturnal World

By Juliet Coombe

Juliet Coombe takes a walk on the wild side as the day gives way to night at Jetwing Lake, where a fantastic night safari walk has been developed, and she learns first hand how the raptors cede their thrones to the night hunters the owls and learns h...

Negombo’s Rice Pearls

Negombo’s Rice Pearls

By Juliet Coombe

Juliet Coombe explores Muthurajawela Nature Wetlands, Negombo lagoon and Hamilton Canal The boat moves slowly across the lagoon with birds sweeping over head, diving for a fish before disappearing into the surrounding undergrowth. The Catholic Church...

Delft Island – Jetwing Jaffna Treasure Trip 

Delft Island – Jetwing Jaffna Treasure Trip 

By Juliet Coombe

Juliet Coombe loves the central location of Jetwing Jaffna hotel and in particular the easy access to the stunning local islands, known as Sri Lanka’s Crown Jewels Delft is a small island 30 kilometres from the Jaffna Peninsula which can only b...