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Moonstones of Meetiyagoda: Mining the Rare Blue Moonstones of Sri Lanka

A small village in the south west of Sri Lanka is the world’s primary source of moonstones. It is mined here in waterlogged pits by hand, as it has been since 1906....
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A Vow Fulfilled: The National Basilica of Our Lady of Lanka

Within the quiet grounds of the Tewatte Basilica, beseeches to Our Lady of Lanka echo. A murmur of faith requesting the Holy Mother to continue to pray for the protection of Sri Lanka...
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6 Degrees Celsius in Nuwara Eliya

Frost sheaths the turfs and plants in Nuwara Eliya this time of year. The freezing temperatures and beautiful dawn sky, make for an unforgettable experience....
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Romances of a Romantic Island

The history of Sri Lanka is infused with a romantic mix of myth and lore. These are the love stories of a paradise Island....
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The Great Waters of Randenigala

As the setting sun glimmers over the waters of the Randenigala reservoir, it creates a mesmerising picture. It is a serene setting that encapsulates waters that perform a great service to the people of Sri Lanka. ...
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The Sacred Poruwa Ceremony

The traditional poruwa ceremony is one steeped in ancient customs and history. The bride adorned in the Kandyan osariya with elegant classical jewellery and groom in Arya Sinhala attire step onto the wedding altar, it is the beginning of a...
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The Hustle of Hasalaka

Surrounded by green mountains, a little hamlet sustains itself by farming all year round. From paddy to vegetables, this fertile soil is their treasure while the agro-techniques are their tradition....
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Delicately Nuwara Eliya

Amidst the cold climes at the foot of the Island’s tallest peak, a tea that brews golden is produced. It is a warm, floral and fragrant sip that is worthy of a royal banquet. ...
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Podi Hamuduruwo – A Heart Full of Kindness

On December 14, 2016, Ven Galaboda Gnanissara Thero, Chief Incumbent of the Gangaramaya Tempe turns 74 years. His life is one of kindess that has been devoted to the upliftment of the nation....
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The Royal Bathing Site: Raja Pihilla

Kotmale is a picturesque countryside, where the traditional village thrives and legends of yore are still echoed....
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