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Ambalama Leisure Lounge: in the Heart of Nature

Just an hour’s drive from Colombo, the leisure lounge can be approached by both the low level and high level roads in Hanwella. At the 41km post one is almost abruptly greeted with the Ambalama’s Restaurant. As appearances go, “rustic”...
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Setting the mood for food

If seeking good food surrounded by an environment of touchable skies with starlit nights, views that parade the bustling town below and a scenery that opens to the glowing sites of Colombo...
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A little well of delight

Slicing open a King Coconut

There is a popular riddle that anyone schooled in this tropical island would have encountered. “Punchi lindey wathura rasai” – a little well filled with sweet tasting water....
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In the realm of Sri Lanka’s Mythical Creatures

Vaamana

Ancient cultures around the globe are rich in curious tales about the wisdom, the wit and the power of fascinating half- humans and beautiful yet intriguing creatures. ...
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An arty treat

For the lover of art, the many galleries in Colombo house stunning collections of art. These paintings, sculptures and creations of both the masters of art and emerging artists, not only showcase their skills, but also present to the discerning...
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To your Destination Pronto!

Cruising ahead with a Navy personnel at the bow

Small blue boats complete with shades bob gently on the canal waters. As the evening encroaches upon the day, the crowd gathered at the jetty gradually thin as they climb aboard assisted by the smartly clad navy ...
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From the secluded Wilderness

An elephant enjoying a mid-day meal

Block II of Yala National Park was recently opened to the public. Stretching from Kumana southward it is strewn with ideal habitats for wild water buffaloes and elephants....
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A Sweet Experience

A sweet spread

Traditionally, sweets would follow an event that may take too long a time to wait around for, which is why in Sri Lanka certain sweets are an everyday delectable that people enjoy all year round. By Sonali Kadurugamuwa | Photography...
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Arugambay Surf Resort: Feel The Nature

As we step into this beachside guesthouse, we are greeted by a friendly “hello”. Cabanas, complete with thatched roofs, stand on one side, while we are led into an open restaurant overlooking the Eastern coast...
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Something for Everyone:a walk down Gandhara Street

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Gandhara Street on Stratford Avenue is a lifestyle concept, fashioned to appeal to the most discerning of shopper. It is the kind of place that is meant for indulgent and languorous browsing through its winding stores...
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