For progressive organisations who’ve busily spent the recession investing in modernising their business fashions and better understanding their prospects, the world of Journey & Leisure is not about survival, it is about alternative. Sri Lanka’s southwestern coast is renowned, and closely visited, for its splendid seashores and grand, luxurious inns; right here within the east, the seashores lining the Bay of Bengal felt new and undiscovered. Our resort, Uga Jungle Beach, was sandwiched between the forest fringe and the aquamarine waters of the ocean, and the wild world intersected frequently with our own. One night, we adopted a monstrous kalaguyo (a variety of massive lizard) oozing across our lodge’s path to the seaside; at breakfast the next morning, a sambar deer stalked as much as a neighboring table, nuzzled a pot of jam, accepted a roll, and swallowed it thoughtfully before heading again into the comb.
For 3 years, Laura … Read More