Visiting a Sea Turtle Hatchery, Sri Lanka: Why I regret visiting

“These ones are three days old,” our guide said, lifting a baby turtle out of the water. The turtle flapped his tiny flippers as our guide gestured at me to hold out my hand. I shook my head. “No.” Sri Lanka is home to a number of endemic species that can’t be found in other parts of the world. It is quite simply bursting with wildlife… from the elephants that roam the rural areas, to huge blue whales found off the shores of the south, to the hundreds of species of birds you can spot throughout the country. People visit Sri Lanka from … Continue reading Visiting a Sea Turtle Hatchery, Sri Lanka: Why I regret visiting