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Turtle Conservation in Sri Lanka

Turtle Conservation in Sri Lanka

By Royston Ellis

The conservation of turtles is a serious business in Sri Lanka, with a dual emphasis on helping turtles breed and survive, as well as maintaining a self-sustaining tourist business. Those turtle hatcheries situated on the west and south coasts of Sri...

River Safari

River Safari

By Royston Ellis

A popular outing for guests staying on the west coast of Sri Lanka is to take a cruise by boat, with an outboard motor, along one of the many broad rivers that flow into the Indian Ocean. The river at Bentota is near several mainstream hotels and has...

Sri Lanka By Rail

Sri Lanka By Rail

By Royston Ellis

Travelling by train for tourists, as long as you pick the right trains, has become more convenient in recent years as special air-conditioned carriages have been added to long distance trains. In addition, the northern railway links, closed for nearl...