Sri Lanka Travelogue (5) ‘Jungle Visit Part 2

Continuing on with episodes from my jungle visit. ①Next, I was most surprised by a vanilla farm where we applied a ‘leech-repelling cream’. It’s located deep in the central region. While other parts of the jungle had narrow roads that just about allowed a single car to pass, here we had to leave the car towards the end and walk a few hundred meters to reach the destination. When told about the ‘leech-repelling cream’, I was so taken aback that I forgot to take a crucial photo. We applied a cream, similar in color and consistency to mentholatum, all around our shoe midsoles. Still, the brave soul (?) who accompanied … Continue reading Sri Lanka Travelogue (5) ‘Jungle Visit Part 2