Do NOT interrupt mating rhinos; two days in Bardia National Park

We woke up at ridiculous o’clock to make the journey from Chitwan National Park to Bardia National Park. We had thought that this would be a well-beaten track for nature lovers but we struggled to find an account of people making the journey and were a bit stumped as to how to achieve it without … Continue reading Do NOT interrupt mating rhinos; two days in Bardia National Park

The very real joy of Sri Lankan bus travel and an amazing morning with the elephants – Uda Walawe National Park

Our first bus journey in Sri Lanka was on a private bus. Every single bus in Sri Lanka is an old double windscreen Lanka Ashok Leyland but you can tell the difference between the state and private buses because the former are fairly non-descript red buses and the latter are usually painted retina-hurting neon colours, … Continue reading The very real joy of Sri Lankan bus travel and an amazing morning with the elephants – Uda Walawe National Park