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Jan 10, 2014 - Sinharaja Forest Reserve

Up very early this morning for our walk through the Sinharaja Forest Reserve. It is the last major undisturbed area of rainforest in Sri Lanka and was declared a World Heritage Site in 1989. The reserve comprises 189 square kms of forest. We decided on a 2 hour walk which turned out to be 2 hours from the entrance, which took us an hour to get to. We ended up walking 10 kms along leech-infested paths. It was actually very interesting, and included a visit to the Nawada tree, not unlike the Ada Tree near Powelltown, although smaller. We saw...

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