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The Majestic Stars of the Perahera

Elephants, even tuskers, from near and far, gather in Colombo for the city’s majestic cultural pageant, the Navam Maha Perahera. They transform the Stanley Janz Playground in Colombo 2, into an elephant gathering....
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Arugambay’s Busy Fishing Hamlet

A tranquil beach turns into a hive of activity as the colourful fishing boats come ashore with the day’s catch. A chorus catches the breeze as the fishermen heave the boats in rhythmic motions, makeshift fish auctions are held as...
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Crystal Glasses that Kings Once Wore

A heritage skill is kept alive by a generation of opticians making crystal spectacles....
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Following the Mist to Madulsima

A lush, green region of tea estates and forests in the Uva hills that is constantly enveloped in a mist. Madulsima offers splendid views of mountains, paddy fields, reservoirs and rich foliage....
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Story of the Saffron-Robed Rock

Once a palace, the legendary and culturally-rich Kasagala Raja Maha Viharaya in Hambantota has numerous historic events and folklore linked to it, including the story of how the rock got its name. ...
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Lime for Aswaha Katawaha

The little green lime is associated with mighty powers in Sri Lanka. For centuries the islanders, both Buddhists and Hindus, have believed that the lime will protect them from the evil and envious eye....
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Religions co-exist on St Michael’s

This road in Polwatte, in Colombo’s residential and commercial district, represents spiritual diversity and respect. It is where devotees of Sri Dharmakeertyaramaya, Elanthoppu Shakthi Amman Kovil, St Michael’s Church Polwatte and Kollupitiya Jumma Masjid, co-exist. ...
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Kottawa: The Unknown Rainforest

Located in Galle, the Kottawa Rainforest is pristine and ideal for a tranquil exploration. ...
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Snapshot of Memories of Bygone Livelihoods

The tradition of street vending and hawking continues even today in Sri Lanka. Relive the fond memories of an island when you encounter these bygone livelihoods. ...
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Lost in Time in Pottuvil

Stumble upon the remarkable historical legacy of the ancient Ruhunu Kingdom, hidden amidst the untamed and exciting terrain of the East Coast. Discover the historic mysteries of the island, waiting to be unearthed. ...
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