October, 2015

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It’s Ambarella Time

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Looks can fool. So don’t sidestep the humble ambarella, which will surprise you with its culinary versatality, nourish and even heal...
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Untamed Udawalawe

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Udawalawe takes you through a journey of anticipation and excitement where you become an inevitable participant of the...
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The Roaming Pottery Sellers

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During church feasts pottery sellers travel from one place to another at times for as long as a month where they become part of the...
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Curious Siyambalanduwa

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It is the broad Siamese twin faces of Debidigala rock that commands your attention as you near the arid zone of Siyambalanduwa located in the Moneragala District, 290 km southeast of...
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Sambodhi Chaitya: Reaching The Spiritual Sky

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Of all the sacred architecture in Colombo - Buddhist, Hindu, Muslim or Christian - the oldest, though brimming with tradition, cannot compare with the modern boldness of the skyward design of the stupa of the Sambodhi Chaitya....
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“Bothal Paththara, Bothal Paththara”

Rathnasami is busy extracting copper coils

Our lazy Sunday afternoons were pleasantly disturbed by an echoing cry of a man; “bothal paththara, bothal paththara”. He was one of the most anticipated visitors of many households. ...
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P.S.T.: A Little Piece Of Italy In Sri Lanka

The charming  facade of P.S.T.

Along the cobblestoned path of Park Street is the glass fronted Italian restaurant and café...
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Anouki: Chic And Stylish

Sleek and smart, Anouki is the place  for fashionistas

Located at a quiet spot down Rosmead Place, Anouki, Colombo’s favourite boutique is the one stop fashion outlet that has won the hearts of fashionistas....
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Making It Big With A Difference

Wicker furniture, cushions and  cushion covers made of Sunbrella  fabric and of course the exclusive range of drift-wood lampshades

A business that carries the classic story of starting small, yet, with big ideas. Discovery International is towering in its chosen field, the simple business mantra being uncompromising commitment to...
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At The Pottery Shop

Souvenirs deck the shelves

Like the melodious strains flowing from a holy place, the tinkling of bells serenades the visitor into a sense of piety and quiet wonderment. The sight guides the soul into a feeling of harmony with nature....
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