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The Kada Panaha Story

Ever heard of Kada Panaha? Curious as to how this place came about, we inquired after its origins from a pioneer of the fifty shops known as Kada Panaha....
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Business Today TOP TWENTY 2009-2010

The Business Today TOP TWENTY awards ceremony was held on January 13, 2011 in the presence of Chief Guest, Basil Rajapaksa, Minister of Economic Development. The Guest Speaker for the evening was Secretary to the President Lalith Weeratunga. The Business...
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Spa Ceylon: A Unique Indulgence

Almost a year ago Spa Ceylon began its luxurious pampering treatments with seven spa rituals for the feet. From this foot spa, the treatments have progressively expanded and developed to a complete full service spa menu of over 30 unique...
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Kalundewa Retreat Into Nature

Nestling cosily between a ring of mountains, acres and acres of paddy, lakes and trees lies the beautiful Kalundewa Retreat sublimely blending in with the sights and sounds of nature; the perfect getaway from the bustling chaos of city living....
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Journey Of ‘The Cricket Shop’

Budding cricketers stepping from a harrow size to a full size bat tend to make the mistake of buying bats that are a shade too large and possibly too heavy for them. ...
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Batticaloa by the Waters

Fishermen casting nets by the Bar Road where the lagoon meets the sea

Welcome to the City of the Singing Fish, declares the archway that waves us into Batticaloa town. The town itself traverses the lagoon and seems to be its governing feature at each turn. Situated at the east coast, the brackish...
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Girihandu Seya: Rising Above The Eastern Skies

The silhouette of the stone pillars of the vatadage

  If there was a path to paradise, I would assume that this was it, higher and higher we climbed until we reached the landing… surrounded by the eastern sky and the panoramic view, stood Girihandu Seya as a testimony...
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Shades In Colombo

In its heart there lie many escapes, pathways of quiet and groves of shade. These short walks or drives within patches of nature relieve the mind from a city of the mundane. ...
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Ruwanweliseya: The Gem Of Sanctity

Seeking solace in Dhamma, the vast stone podium provides an ideal platform for meditation

Standing majestically in the hallowed precincts of the Anuradhapura Sacred City is the Swarnamali Stupa, the emblem of sanctity, blessed with the presence of the Buddha and venerated by gods, great kings and Buddhists for over centuries and beyond. Words...
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Kebithigollewa: Painting The Picture

Once unknown and unheard of, Kebithigollewa rose to fame one morning not so long ago… Though years have passed, to many Kebithigollewa remains a mere name of a village without a face. Hence, we drove all the way up there,...
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