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Yala Block II – The ultimate adventure into the unknown!

Yala Block II – The ultimate adventure into the unknown!

By Juliet Coombe

Juliet Coombe steps back into ‘life’ two million years ago in a raw adventure where you see wildlife truly in the wild in one the of world’s most amazing national parks. We set off at 5am in pitch darkness to explore Yala Block II, an area so m...

Warwick’s Line Valley – Juliet Coombe enjoys the Meena Amma’s Line experience

Warwick’s Line Valley – Juliet Coombe enjoys the Meena Amma’s Line experience

By Juliet Coombe

Meena Amma is Warwick and her love of the area is infectious, as is her sizzling traditional cooking class that we decide to join in doing at her lovely Line home. We are welcomed in with Wannakkam, ‘may you be blessed with a long life’, and a ...

Anawilundawa – Wetlands paradise at a turtles pace

Anawilundawa – Wetlands paradise at a turtles pace

By Juliet Coombe

Mud spurted out in all directions as our vehicle wheels spun around and dug deeper into the mud while a curious monkey swung over to see what all the noise and commotion was about. Looking around this stunning 12th century hand-built tank with its e...

Sweet Bomb Jetwing Warwick Gardens Walk – Naturally High in the Highlands   

Sweet Bomb Jetwing Warwick Gardens Walk – Naturally High in the Highlands  

By Juliet Coombe

Juliet Coombe, instead of going to the village “kade” (shop) to buy some sweets, spent a few days at Jetwing Warwick Gardens discovering sweeter healthier alternatives. Walk back in time to when our ancestors grew everything and life was ...

Jetwing Yala’s Full Moon Turtles  – Juliet Coombe

Jetwing Yala’s Full Moon Turtles  – Juliet Coombe

By Juliet Coombe

Chamara, Jetwing Yala’s naturalist, who shot the pictures for this week’s blog organises ethical trips for hotel guests to see baby turtles hatching, tells me, “I have seen plastic mineral water bottles from Myanmar, a thousand miles away and s...