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Kandy, Sri Lanka
Every year in July or August in Kandy, the ancient Sinahese capital of Sri Lanka, the Buddha's tooth is taken from the Temple of the Tooth in the center of town on parade around the city. It's by far the most amazing thing I saw in my year in Sri...
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Sri Pada / Adam's Peak, Sri Lanka
Located in the Central Highlands of Sri Lanka, Sri Pada (also known as Adam's Peak) is revered as a holy site by Buddhists, Hindus, Muslims and Christians. The mountain stands out for both its prominence and for the Sri Pada "Sacred Footprint", a...
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Negombo, Sri Lanka
Negombo, Sri Lanka is frequently a visitor's destination for a day either upon entry into the country or upon exit from the country. That is because Negombo is the largest city near the major international airport in nearby Colombo. I too spent my...
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10% of the world's tea comes from Sri Lanka - a big number for such a tiny place. Nuwara Eliya is at the center of Sri Lanka's tea economy, but this former English hill station is also known for stunning landscapes, Pidurutalagala, the country's...
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Kalpitiya, Sri Lanka
A beautiful romantic hideaway, nested along the sandy beaches on Sri Lanka's west coast where beautiful design blends with nature. http://www.palagamabeach.com http://www.twitter.com/palagamabeach http://www.pinterest.com/palagama
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Polhena Beach, Sri Lanka
Stilt fishing is a tradition on the southern coast of Sri Lanka. The fishermen sit on a cross bar called a petta that tied to a vertical pole driven into the coral reef. The men fish with either rods or just string. The catch is either a variety...
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Alfred House Rd, Colombo, Sri Lanka
A black-tiled pool marks the entrance to Geoffrey Bawa’s former office, which now houses the chic Gallery Café. All the Bawa hallmarks are on display here: courtyards, terra-cotta roof tiles, pools, verandahs, and secret nooks. 2 Alfred House Rd.,...
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Milagiriya, Colombo, Sri Lanka
Artist Barbara Sansoni launched the brand Barefoot 40 years ago to showcase the island's master textile weavers. Stop by the Galle Road store (it's also a gallery and café) to browse colorful sarongs, scarves, table linens, and shoes. 706 Galle...
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Rosmead Pl, Colombo 00700, Sri Lanka
Owner Shanth Fernando furnished the 10-suite Tintagel hotel with objects from around the world: Chinese trunks, Nepalese rugs, and lacquer tables from Vietnam. Settle into a rattan chair at the alfresco Courtyard restaurant for a sundowner and a...
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Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka
There are few things more enchanting than taking the slow train through the Hill Country of Sri Lanka. We train hopped for a few days from Columbo to Kandy, then from Kandy to Nuwara Eliya. The train is slow, clunky and crowded, but it winds...
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357/g,hiribura road,, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
On weekends when the trade winds blow, it seems as if all of Galle heads to the ramparts of the old fort to fly kites and catch up with each other. At one point, there must have been two hundred kites in the sky. It was simply awe-inspiring to see...
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Queen Elizabeth Dr, Nuwara Eliya 22200, Sri Lanka
Nuwara Eliya is called Little England and the post office in the city center is like the main landmark of the place. The city is like its cool weather which is completely different from the rest of the country. You will not only walkin in a town...
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What you can get from here is 100% percent pure SriLankan tea tasting. A pot of tea for you and your friends plus a piece of chocolate cake for everyone with very low prices will give you a surprise. While shopping in the tea shop, they will give...
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Temple Square, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
A church stands very close to the biggest temple of Kandy. In front of it people are walking around the bodhi tree praying. Isn't it a good way of showing how Kandy understands cultural difference?
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Fort, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
Old historical Dutch town smells of oriental parfum. The fort area is tiny. So it is a good idea to bike around - evening policemen work in this way...
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Delighted to awaken from our wee hour airport transfer to a clean-lined, airy reception with expansive views of the Indian ocean and a crisp pool large enough to swim laps in, the tensions from our months of travel subsided within the first few...