- Leopards are the main draw at Yala National Park
- Traditional Sri Lankan dinners have seemingly endless curry options
- Like its tourism industry, Sri Lanka's surf scene is in its relative infancy
This piece, and several others on Sri Lanka, complement the CNNGo TV series. Starting in Sri Lanka's freshest seafood market and the renovated racecourse in Colombo, this month's CNNGo TV episode then ventures beyond the capital city to the seaside city of Galle and the tranquil tea farm-filled countryside. More on Sri Lanka plus the full show can be found here: www.cnn.com/cnngo
(CNN)Barely 20 minutes into our 4WD trip and a leopard nonchalantly crosses the sand road some 10 meters ahead of our vehicle.