Golden era in the recent history of Sri Lanka

Early 1950s was the golden era in the recent history of Sri Lanka,  during which Queen Elizabeth II also visited Sri Lanka. It is the earliest time that I can now remember. That was my first year in the secondary school in Jaffna in the northern part of Sri Lanka. Two years prior to that, Sri Lanka […]

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The best family-friendly museums in the UK: readers’ travel tips

The Thackray Medical Museum in Leeds does an incredible job of helping kids to understand how lucky they are to have vaccinations, antibiotics and even the basics, such as clean water. It’s a Victorian street complete with smells and printed cards (describing nasties like bed bugs), plus it highlights the horrors of cholera and there’s […]

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Dilmah dynasty serves up a unique brew at Wild Coast Tented Lodge in Sri Lanka – The Australian Financial Review

by Julietta JamesonThe domed restaurant at Wild Coast Tented Lodge is open to the elements on all sides and it is bucketing rain, as it has been for most of the afternoon and evening here on the edge of Yala National Park, on the south-east coast of Sri Lanka. The only other people in a […]

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G Adventures to launch Sri Lanka sailing trips – Independent Online

G Adventures adds Sri Lanka to its sailing portfolio, starting in February 2018. Please note that the picture does not represent the boats used by G Adventures. The demand for trips to Sri Lanka in the past year has led small-group adventure operator, G Adventures, to launch a new programme of group sailing tours along […]

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Sri Lanka: The place you haven’t been to, that you should – Stuff.co.nz

Traditional fishing near Galle. Endless beaches, timeless ruins, welcoming people, oodles of elephants, rolling surf, cheap prices, fun trains, famous tea and flavourful food make Sri Lanka irresistible. The Undiscovered Country You might say Sri Lanka has been hiding in plain sight. Countless scores of travellers have passed overhead on their way to someplace else, […]

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