Browsing All posts tagged under »Kaudulla«

Elephants Don’t Forget So Why Are We?

August 19, 2014


This is me in Sri Lanka’s Kaudulla National Park in May this year. The sight of 80 wild Asia elephants literally brought tears to my eyes. I’ll never forget those few hours for as long as I live. Their sheer size and number was overwhelming. I was quite literally gobsmacked, a small feat for someone […]

Bluff Charged By An Elephant

May 16, 2014


There aren’t many times in my life when I can say that my heart rate has speeded up from an equal dose of fear and excitement. But my jeep safari to Kaudulla National Park provided just that. The incident in question happened at the end of the day. The rain had come down hard in […]

National Parks

May 10, 2014


Since being in Sri Lanka, I have been to five national parks dotted all over the country (Minneriya, Kaudulla, Yala, Bundala and now Sinharaja). During my various safaris I have been fortunate to see a leopard basking in the early morning sun on a rock, a sloth bear feeding high in the treetops; 80 wild […]