December, 2011

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Supatipanno Bhagavato Savaka Sango: A life by example

Just 16 years old, Podi Hamuduruwo is handed the administrative running of the Temple. Still a student attending lessons he takes leave to conduct interviews and select learned priests for the pirivena...
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Ambuluwawa: A World Away

I am wedged in a narrow and winding stairway high in the sky. The pinnacle of a stupa is visible at the tilt of my head, however, not much else...
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On The A32!

We were at a point where the land met the sea, two paths lay in front of us, one to Mannar island and the other to Jaffna via Pooneryn and Sangupiddy Bridge...
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Sorabora We Saw!

Its still waters lay rippling lazily oblivious to the many keen gazes upon it and the frenzy of activity caught in the air...
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Underground!

Cramped in the small space occupied by six people, a sense of foreboding came over us as we stood there waiting. A sudden clunk and the journey had begun...
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Designs of a Lifetime

At a time when fashion designing as a career for a man was unheard of in Sri Lanka, Kirthi Sri Karunaratne had unwittingly created his very first sketches that changed his life forever...
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Paradise Road: A Timeless Journey

The striking black and white stripes of Paradise Road against the white washed walls of colonial houses...
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Sun, Sand And Surf…

The salty sensual sea lures most of us with its magic. Whenever we are near its fascinating presence we become youngsters, blithe, fun loving, carefree beings of the sun. Unawatuna and Hikkaduwa will do just that......
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The First Abode of God Skanda

Vows fulfilled or vows to be made, great numbers throng Kataragama, a deeply spiritual region held in veneration by those of all walks of life and varied faiths....
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‘Tis The Season

It’s that time again for all those delightful dishes we look forward to the whole year! Keeping the festivities in mind, ...
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