Be a part of the Wilderness – National Parks of Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka is a country that is enriched with beaches, mountains, forests and National Parks that are preserved as wildlife sanctuaries. The island is comprised of different types of weather patterns in different parts, and is rich with wildlife. The main National parks allow visitors in without disturbing the natural habitat of the animals. Yala […]

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Walking through the History of Sri Lanka – World Heritage Sites

Sri Lanka, also known as the pearl of the Indian Ocean is a land that is enriched with a lot of history. Ruled by various kings in different eras, and encroached by various countries and nations, this island has been through many victories socially, economically and politically. At present, it has developed in to a […]

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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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The resounding rebirth of Sri Lanka

JULIE L. KESSLER / SPECIAL TO THE STAR-ADVERTISERA curry feast served at Kandy’s Elephant Stables Hotel. This mango-shaped island nation of Sri Lanka has become South Asia’s symbol of rebirth, transitioning from a lengthy period of civil war to its current enjoyment of increasing freedoms as democracy is being restored. It possesses an intrepid traveler’s […]

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