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HEALTHY SRI LANKAN HERBAL INFUSIONS

Indigenous medicinal infusions are slowly but steadily gaining recognition for their risk-free nontoxic healing properties for good health Words Jennifer Paldano Goonewardena. Drink your koththamalli’ as a preventive intervention against is a familiar refrain among Sri Lankans, almost a niggling...
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SURIYA CONTEMPORARY AND ETHNIC DESIGNS

  Established in 1999, Suriya provides the decorative solutions from outdoors to indoors for both residential and commercial properties. With beautiful designs that are contemporary and ethnic, ‘Suriya’ lifestyle prides itself for its unique and bespoke offerings. Words Udeshi Amarasinghe....
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THE HISTORY OF POTTERY

Words Jennifer Paldano Goonewardena. The beauty of lithe hands giving shape to the clay at the wheel is fascinating. It is an act of artistry and craft, a demonstration of persistence and commitment to a history that has remained modest...
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SERENDIB GRAND TO CELEBRATE SPECIAL MOMENTS

With an impressive façade exuding opulence, Serendib Grand provides the ideal space for special functions with banquet and event facilities. Words Udeshi Amarasinghe. | Photographs Menaka Aravinda. Situated in Colombo 10, facing the main road, Serendib Grand stands out as...
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WORLD SPICE CHRISTMAS CAKE MIXING AT KCC

   With the festive season approaching, Kandy City Centre (KCC) took the initiative of spreading the joy of Christmas with the traditional cake mixing ceremony. The Christmas cake mixing ceremony was held at the World Spice Restaurant for the fifth...
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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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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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