February, 2012

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Igniting Timeless Tradition

The majestic tuskers that adorn the perahera with light and exuberance

Each year since 1979, the Navam Perahera has captivated throes of locals as well as tourists with its invigorating dose of cultural and festive fanfare. ...
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Greatest Victory Achieved

The monument in the distance approached by its paved path

At the threshold of Kilinochchi town, it is hard to miss a decidedly symbolic edifice.Venturing past,...
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Across The Fence

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He blinked, his tiny eyes shining in fervent anticipation. Edging another inch closer to the fence he tried reaching out. ...
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Ascending Talawakele

Arriving by train

Nestled in the cool heights of Sri Lanka’s largest tea growing area near Nuwara Eliya, Talawakele is a town that, although small, is far from sleepy. ...
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Kimbulagala: Reminiscence Of A Forgotten Past

The section that resembles the head of a crocodile

Sitting down with the sun’s warm rays blazing over us, we looked at the panoramic view that encircled the ‘Kimbulagala’ Rock....
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The Oil Of The Isle

Pile of split coconuts waiting to be dried and turned into koppara

The chatter of the workmen seemed faint as it echoed through the obtrusive drone of the enormous machines that dried...
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The New Face Of Cinema

The interior of the Superior 3D hall

After many years as a single cinema hall, Majestic Cinema is now home to a Cineplex to give movie goers a greatly enhanced viewing experience....
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The Light House Galley: A Unique Experience

The terraced dining area adjoining the Colombo Lighthouse

The waves crash on to the rocks and the historic lighthouse sends out its protective beams to guide weary ships home. ...
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Characteristically Sri Lanka

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Just past Mirrissa town, through an inconspicuous gate, a windy road leads up a hill towards the...
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Yana Maga: Sri Lanka, A Gift For All

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Capt Elmo is no newcomer to the literary world with three notable novels to his name that include ‘Sam’s Story’, which was awarded the Gratiaen Prize in 2001....
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