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The Art Of Betel

Throughout the years, the sheaf of bulath or betel leaves has stood as a symbol of welcome and respect, of friendship and goodwill. ...
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The Lucky Ones

“Complete isolation, no signal on my phone and no internet...WHAT AM I GOING TO DO!??!” my mind screamed. It seemed like I was in the middle of nowhere, far away from civilisation. ...
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Nattamis

The air was infused with the smell of onions, carrots, pepper, rice, fruit and dried fish. A fleet of lorries laden with countless goods was parked in picturesque disarray. ...
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Everywhere And Every Turn: It’s Fresh Fruits & Veggies

Buying bag-loads of fresh fruits and vegetables on the long drive back home after a holiday, is something most Sri Lankans look forward to, perhaps as much as the holiday itself. ...
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Across The Mountains Of Riverstone

The air was fresh, the landscape awash with the early morning sunlight, the blue sky was more radiant than usual, cotton white clouds adorning its vacant vastness. ...
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A Special Veneration At The Buddha Gaya

Situated in the state of bihar in india, the buddha gaya is a place of utmost religious significance for buddhists around the world. Words Prasadini Nanayakkara Described as a peaceful and idyllic setting in the hallowed texts, the Buddha Gaya...
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The Leafy Plate

If you ask most Sri Lankans what their favourite meal is, they’ll probably tell you it’s rice and curry. But a meal is more than just food, it’s how it’s packaged and presented as well. ...
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Sivura: The Story Of The Saffron Robe

The vivid saffron robe of the Buddhist monk is far more than mere attire. It symbolises a monastic life, a life of detachment. To the layman it is a symbol, which in essence represents the Buddhist order of the bygone...
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It’s Bubbling At Nelum Wewa

Sevanapitiya in Polonnaruwa, a discreet town that falls along the A11 route, held a simplistic charm favoured by its restful surroundings. We had our eye open for Nelum Wewa for locals had aroused our curiosity about hot water springs situated...
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Mouth Watering Dishes Sri Lankan Style!

The master of scintillating meals, Koluu presents two recipes; one for kaha bath (yellow rice), and the other for fish mustard curry. ...
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