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A Penchant For Art

A beautiful image of a village girl holding a bunch of Araliya flowers, caught my eye as I glanced through the exhibits of artist Ranjtih Perera while he recalled the story...
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The Story Of The Red Mosque

In the hustle and bustle of Pettah, Colombo’s core commercial district, is situated a most striking building, a spiritual haven called Jamiul Alfar Masjid....
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The Yam That Won The World

The humble manioc from South America has found a place in every home in Sri Lanka....
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A Walk In The Past

The gates are open and there is no one to stop you, except greet you with smiling faces. President’s Avenue, Sir Baron Jayatilake Mawatha, Chatham Street and Mudalige Mawatha...
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Cool ‘Cats’ Of The Seven Seas

Catamarans were first put to the seas off the southern coast of India and were manned by men of Dravidian origin. The boats were main single hull vessels with an outrigger....
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For An Instant Cure

A runny nose, a painful body, a pesky headache and the day couldn’t be more awful. In less than five hours the painkiller has lost its punch....
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Batadombalena The Abode Of Lanka’s Ancient Apeman

A little piece of an Amazonian jungle lies hidden and generally unknown not even a two hour drive away from the heart of the nation’s capital, Colombo....
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The Spiritual Air Of Handunkuru

Incense leaves the soul spellbound while calming the senses. Its fragrance instantly springs to mind our encounters with spirituality....
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Thai Temple In Mabima

A structure with multiple roof tiers, doors and windows in red and an atypical architecture in striking colour and design interrupts the serenity of the surroundings....
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Earthen Living

Sri Lanka’s charming katu mati gewal can transport you back to the beauty of simplicity....
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