October, 2020

Beautiful Batik

  Batik has been an ancient art form in Sri Lanka dating back to the era of kings. Beautiful designs of abstract, nature and daily life were created in vibrant colors using various techniques. The Batik industry saw a revival...
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A TRIP TO THE NORTH

A Swedish traveler ́s experiences and observations of his tour of the northern and north-western parts of the country. Words Anders Tunek. The areas we visited on this trip; Mannar Island and Jaffna with surrounding regions, as well as Wilpattu...
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L.A.B AND GRAZE KITCHEN

With warm natural earthen tones, the L.A.B and Graze Kitchen at the Hilton Colombo seamlessly blend to provide wonderful dining and socializing spaces serving delicious cuisine and delectable beverages. Words Udeshi Amarasinghe. | Photographs Menaka Aravinda. As you walk towards...
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A VISIT TO A PLANTATION

  As you travel to Melsiripura, you dissect through a large coconut plantation, lush and green on either side of the road. It is the H L De Mel & Co Plantation, which is over 150 years and spreads across...
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‘DINE WITH THE CLASSICS’ AT THE DUTCHMAN’S STREET

The Dutchman’s Street is a vintage, European themed, award-winning restaurant situated inside the Matara Dutch Fort accessing the Indian Ocean from its backyard, which is recognized as one of the best restaurants in the south with a range of international...
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Panoramas from Pidurangala

The thick forest cover shrouds the flanks of Pidurangala in direct contrast to the sheer sides of Sigiriya as both rocky outcrops reach towards the sky from the north-central plains. Of the two, the rock fortress is world-renowned. King Kasyapa...
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