Rate our ReviewsGalle is a small town on the southwest coast of Srilanka, below India and beside the Laccadive Sea on the Arabian sea route connecting the Mid East of the Asian subcontinent. It was a major port, being part of the spice route found by the Roman, Egyptian and Arabian traders before the Portuguese, […]
Rate our ReviewsThe roads of Srilanka provide an excellent opportunity to understand the lifestyle of the native population. Being an island the entire SriLankan coast has a large population of the fisherfolk living on the beaches beside the sea. Although tourism has caught their attention, as a new source of income, their tradition of harvesting […]
Rate our ReviewsYale forest reserve in Sri Lanka attracts a lot of tourists and I had it marked on my travel plans. My first school excursion to the Zoo and the circus during my childhood fascinated me. My first comic book about a man and wildlife was about Tarzan and this fiction was close to […]
Rate our ReviewsKadir Gramam in Sri Lanka is a sacred town to the Hindus, Buddhists and Muslims, of Srilanka. Buddha was said to have meditated in this place and the Muslims believe this town possessed the water of eternal life. The Hindus have several more convincing reasons to lay claim to this holy town.
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 […]