Nuwara Eliya – the Little England of Sri Lanka

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Rate our ReviewsDriving southward from Kandy towards Nuwara Eliya, or the small town of “Little England” as it is popularly known in Srilanka, was a slow paced climb upon mountain roads. But that gave me the opportunity to admire nature. The narrow small stretches of road winding up the mountain to bend or turn, every […]

Kandy, Sri Lanka – Last Fortress of the Kings

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Rate our ReviewsKandy in Srilanka was the capital city of the last of the Srilankan Kings. The kings were from the lineage of the princely family from the Nayakar dynasty,from Madurai and Tanjore in south India.

Sri Lanka – Visitation to Inhumanity

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Rate our ReviewsFor many years since 1986, a visit by any foreigner, or even by the Red Cross, into the towns of Mullaitivu, Pudukudiyiripu, Mullivaykal and Nandi kadal in the Northeast of the island, was not permitted by the Government of SriLanka. The media and the world were kept out from knowing the real situation of […]

Jaffna, Sri Lanka – Deities, Myths and Imaginations ?

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Rate our ReviewsIt was 6 AM and a beautiful morning had dawned over Jaffna as we drove to the still sleepy town center. We spotted a restaurant near the bus stand and we ordered the local delicacy which was string hoppers.This came along with grated coconut, ground together with red chili and added with a […]

Anuradhapura and Colombo Walking in the Path of Yesterday

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Rate our ReviewsAnuradhapura….It was early morning and we were packing sandwiches, for a long and hard drive, into the one time battle zone, along the famous A 9 highway through Vavunya, Killinochi and the Elephant pass towards Jaffna or Yazhpanam. We packed fresh, vegetables, fruits, juices, cheese, bread, boiled eggs and water. I wondered why? […]