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Currying Flavours

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The secret of a great Sri Lankan curry is in the mix of herbs and spices....
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Panduwas Nuwara: Where A King Became The Lord Of the Universe

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“A most interesting location is a circular earthwork, a rampart, sited in a shady grove of trees. Within this rampart are the ruins of a building. ...
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The Gentle Tusker

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It was another long weekend and we were in Okanda having explored the surrounding areas. As we were returning back on the sandy terrain of the Kumana-Okanda-Panama......
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Devil’s Dam On The River Ma

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It’s an idle enough place for the devil to build his dam; but no man or giant or yaka or demon could construct a barrier formidable enough to withstand the......
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17th Century Accounts: Back In Time To The Kandy Perahera

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The magnificent Kandy Perahera has been amply described in the English language, starting prematurely in 1681, as the Dutch ruled the maritime provinces and the independent...
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The Fruits Of Power

Avacado

At this time of year, the avocado trees of central Sri Lanka are heavy with Rubensque fruit. Plump and luscious, they are a treat that visitors to Sri Lanka should not miss. ...
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for the love Of art

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A veteran in the advertising industry of Sri Lanka, Lilamani Dias Benson, Chairperson of Lowe LDB sets her sights on an alternative creative expression....
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Homage To Shiva And Shakthi

Kovil

Unlike the lively colours that distinguish kovils of Sri Lanka, the Sri Ponnambala Vaneswarar Temple is a regal structure, sculpted entirely of stone blocks and columns....
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Sri Lanka’s First Dalada

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Mystery sights and sounds, miracle light shows, wild elephants keeping dusk to dawn vigil, even baffling reports of alien visitations continue to enthral thousands of pilgrims who throng...
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Solitude by the glistening waters

kanchi

The evening light shimmered on the peaceful waters of the Kanchikudichchiaru Tank. Almost in a trance we walked towards its edge, ‘swish’ with one movement...
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