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Birds lower classifications Articles with content for the bird lovers. BLACK-HEADED ORIOLE aka Black Hooded Oriole a common breeding resident, usually seen around here, usually seen in pairs a common visitor to home gardens generally feeds on fruits, has a very musical call that alerts to its presence SHIKRA (Juv)Continue Reading

Kalametiya Bird Sanctuary

Kalametiya Bird Sanctuary : Sri Lanka is one of the most sought out tourist destination in the Asian subcontinent mainly for its diverse climates throughout the year. One could choose to be somewhere during the 12 months since every square meter of the Island affords some sort of intrigue forContinue Reading

There are so many things to do in Sri Lanka, in fact the list is endless. The island of Sri Lanka is known as the gem of the Indian Ocean with an array of landscapes, architecture and cultures. The different regions of Sri Lanka offer a varied insight in toContinue Reading

Sri Lankan Adventures To Last A Lifetime By Mohamed Saji Go Surfing For all the hardcore water enthusiasts out there, Sri Lanka boasts of some world class waves and plenty of sandy bottom point breaks and hidden reefs that swell considerably during the monsoon season. Ahangama or Midigama are twoContinue Reading

The museums in Colombo provide a peek and insight into the history of the country and its cultures and traditions as well as the rise of the country as a great architectural heritage. Being one of the most distinctive countries, Sri Lanka offers a lot to explore. 1. Colombo NationalContinue Reading

Amid the bubbling hills of Sri Lanka, travellers will find a sense of peace that fits snugly with the zeal of adventure, gentle streams, lakes and mist-covered tea plantations as far as eyes can see. The island has a wealth of experiences to offer and limiting it to pristine beachesContinue Reading

Climb a sacred mountain. Lounge on a deserted beach. And enjoy a cuppa on a picture-perfect plantation. All this and more awaits in Sri Lanka, the most serendipitous of islands…   1. Climb Sigiriya Lion Rock Fortress, Sigiriya (Shutterstock) One of Sri Lanka’s seven UNESCO World Heritage Sites, this rock-topContinue Reading

This is a group of beautiful Buddha images that probably marks the high point of Sinhalese rock carving. They are part of Parakramabahu I’s northern monastery. The Gal Vihara consists of four separate images, all cut from one long slab of granite. At one time, each was enshrined within aContinue Reading