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Tracks In The Mist

The fog held impenetrably heavy as we closed in. Heading uphill to Pattipola in the Central Highlands, we were in search of the highest summit railway station in the country…recalling my father’s memories of this place, I found that the...
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Raja Bojun:Simply Sri Lankan

Let your senses do all the talking as you enter through the restaurant doors into a spice-glazed fusion of native aromas. Although its buffet spread calls on your mouth to water, the setting within Raja Bojun does not go unnoticed....
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‘Dankotuwa’ For Artistry In Tableware

A perfect dining experience involves much more than purely recipes that tease the taste buds; the art of presentation plays an integral role in truly achieving it. Culinary art comes in handy in such a situation, yet for that touch...
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A City Within A City

Imagine living next to your favourite shopping mall, in a place where you don’t have to brave the perils of the Colombo traffic every time you want to go shopping, a place where you can look out from the comfort...
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As The Perehera Unfolds

Clad in white sarongs, the whip crackers bear news of the approaching procession. Their announcement – brought on by the cracking of whips along the tarred road – is a bold and artistic expression. They are followed by fire jugglers,...
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Negombo To Kalpitiya: Beyond The Golden Mile

a breathtaking stretch of inland swamps, looking green and tranquil acres and acres of a calm and still whiteness of the Puttlam salterns. the calm blue sea, its obedient waves flapping against the golden shore bringing in deep sea treasures ...
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Madu Kanda Temple: Along The Trail Of History

Away from the Vavuniya town along the Horowpothana road is a little known temple, secluded quietly in a historic village– Madu Kanda....
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A National Treasure

A chronicle of a nation lies in stillness; invaluable records dating back from 16th Century Ceylon up to 21st Century Sri Lanka await within the Department of National Archives in Colombo to reveal their stories to the inquisitive explorer....
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Chandani Senevirathne: A Journey In The Limelight

A familiar face with a ready smile that has found its way to the hearts of many Sri Lankans, Chandani Senevirathne has a string of popular films and teledrama titles to her name. The characters she has portrayed have themselves...
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A Nation’s Pride

Stories, from the time Buddha laid foot in Sri Lanka, to ones that portray the country’s ultimate rise to freedom, embed the spaces between the roof and the tops of the pillars. ...
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