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Hikes around Nuwera Eliya

For a keen hiker, Sri Lanka’s luscious and diverse hill country has plenty of chances awaiting. One place in Sri Lanka that has given thousands of travelers a perfect opportunity to test their endurance is the Hikes around Nuwara Eliya. Around Nuwara Eliya, there is always a hike to match your endurance. So what is […]

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Poetically known as the “Tear Drop of India” or the “Pearl of Indian Ocean,” Sri Lanka is one of the Indian Ocean’s crowning jewels. A tear-drop shaped island, Sri Lanka, the resplendent land southeast of the Indian Subcontinent, is one seed in history dating back to at least 125,000 years. Formerly known as Ceylon, this […]

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Festivals of Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka, the tiny teardrop-shaped island, offers infinite experiences ranging from world-class historical sites and cultural marvels to verdant tea plantations, palm-fringed beaches, and thrilling national parks overwhelmed with wildlife. It is also home to the world’s four main religions and is a land of endless festivals and celebrations that depict all life facets. Celebrated […]

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The first thing you will notice when you arrive in Sri Lanka is the sheer riot of colours tossed on to you. The tender, bright orange coconuts, heaped on the roadside every few yards, dusky women in their decorative sarongs sheltering under colourful umbrellas, the ruby-red-tiled houses, the lambent green of the luxuriant tropical vegetation, […]

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National Parks in Sri Lanka

Defying the general trend that small islands do not have much wildlife, Sri Lanka is a powerful punch for its diverse wildlife. Sri Lanka boasts one of the highest biological endemism rates and is one of the top five hotspots for biodiversity globally. With over 120 species of mammals, 171 species of reptiles, 106 species […]

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The Last Head-Hunters

In a gloomy bamboo home in the remotest village of Nagaland‘s Mon district, live old tribal men with impressive face paint carrying over-sized mink jackets. They crowd around addressing furnishings for a feast, showing off necklaces made of wild animal tusks around their neck and in their brass skulls. These are the tribal people of […]

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