Smugshot: Readers’ travel photos of the week – Stuff.co.nz

Maya Ellery In this photo I am celebrating being in two countries at one time. It was a three-hour hike to get to this point. We started in Croatia, hiking through the dense forest and walked up to the deserted Željava Air Base on the border of Bosnia and Herzegovina and Croatia under the Plješevica […]

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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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Snorkel, surf or just plain sail on catamaran cruise along Sri Lanka's southern coast – Los Angeles Times

Sail away to a land of endless beaches and timeless ruins on a seven day, six-night catamaran voyage off the coast of Sri Lanka in the Indian Ocean.The round-trip voyage, which takes place along the southern coast of nation, will visit remote beach towns, fishing villages and an old trading fort. In addition, participants will […]

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