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Jungle frolicking in Yala

Jungle frolicking in Yala

By Juilet Coombe

Already a balmy hot day, we ensure we have enough water and our camera equipment before we go to meet the smiling and very affable Chamara Amarasinghe, Jetwing Yala hotel’s naturalist with five years service to Jetwing. Acting as the guide for ...

Trail Blazing Frog Tour – Jetwing’s Frog Prince

Trail Blazing Frog Tour – Jetwing’s Frog Prince

By Juliet Coombe

Jetwing St. Andrew’s has tons of character reflecting its colonial past and spirit for adventure. One guest says of the nightly frog tour “We spent around 90 minutes with Ishanda, the resident naturalist and with torches spotting all the 10 d...

Vil Uyana’s Red Light District – Slender Loris Watching

Vil Uyana’s Red Light District – Slender Loris Watching

By Juliet Coombe

The moon vanished behind the clouds and a thin whistle like call indicated the male Slender Loris is around, a rare clown like monkey that probably got its name from The Dutch that saw the species as the jungle jester. An adorable monkey with a clown...