Sri Lanka’s most fascinating historical sites

‘Lanka’, as my Sri Lankan friends at home in Australia often call it, was somewhere I’d been desperate to visit for a while. When I finally got to fulfil that dream last year, it was as diverse, vibrant and wonderful as I had always imagined. While admittedly it was the food that originally piqued my […]

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Gazing at the gems of Sri Lanka – Voyagers World

Above pic: Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic Sri Lanka has a myriad of destinations to experience amid contrasting weather conditions and changing landscapes, such that steering away on a one hour drive from a given point will transport you to a different setting altogether. Two such places offering pleasant experiences to tourists looking to […]

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Sri Lanka’s Vedda tribe have been captured in these incredible portraits

Lebanese photographer Omar Reda travels the world meeting indigenous tribes, eager to learn about their cultures and way of life. His latest trip took him to Sri Lanka, where he spent some time getting to know the Vedda people. For Omar, these expeditions are a way to leave behind the bustle and pressures of everyday […]

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On three well-preserved heritage sites in Sri Lanka – The Hindu

Ritigala Ritigala, situated deep inside dense forests (‘Strict Nature Reserve’, announces a signboard), ringed by the high Ritigala mountain range, is not the most accessible of places. In fact, the modern name ‘Ritigala’ is derived from the ancient name Ariṭṭha Pabbata or Dreadful Mountain. The forest contains powerful medicinal herbs that are believed to be […]

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