Sri Lanka’s first underwater museum opens

Sri Lanka’s first underwater museum was opened by Navy Commander Vice Admiral Piyal De Silva off the shores of Galle on April 5.This underwater museum was built off the Galle shores under the close supervision of the Navy Commander, upon a proposal by Prime MinisterMahinda Rajapaksa. The initial plan was to utilise unusable train compartmentsRead More Sri Lanka’s first underwater museum opens

Bows and arrows and complex symbolic displays 48,000 years ago in the South Asian tropics

Michelle C.Langley1*,Noel Amano2, Oshan Wedage2,3, Siran Deraniyagala4,M.M Pathmalal5,Nimal Perera4, Nicole Boivin2,6,7,8, Michael D. Petraglia2,6,8, Patrick Roberts2,6Archaeologists contend that it was our aptitude for symbolic, technological, and social behaviors that was central to Homo sapiens rapidly expanding across the majority of Earth’s continents during the Late Pleistocene. This expansion included movement into extreme environments and appearsRead More Bows and arrows and complex symbolic displays 48,000 years ago in the South Asian tropics

Ayurveda & Wellness Treatments in Sri Lanka

Wellness tourism promotes our well-being of mind, body and soul, which can beachieved via Ayurveda, meditation & yoga. Wellness treatments in Sri Lanka focus on detoxing, weight loss and stress relief to heal us from ill health and stressful life styles. Ayurveda practice is defined as “The Science of Life”. It incorporates a scientific system ofRead More Ayurveda & Wellness Treatments in Sri Lanka

Famous recipes from Sri Lanka

Coconut flavor flatbread (Pol roti) Coconut roti is a traditional breakfast of Sri Lanka which can be served with spicy coconut salad (pol sambal) or highly picante salad (lunu miris) and it’s very quick and easy to cook.Preparation time: 15 MinutesCooking time: 10 Minutes Ingredients• Whole grain wheat flour 200g• Scraped coconut 100g• Salt to taste• OnionRead More Famous recipes from Sri Lanka

Sri Padaya, a Buddhist pilgrimage to a sacred mountain

The Sri Padaya is a sacred mountain to the Buddhists in Sri Lanka, as they believe the footprint at the mountain peak is of Gautama Buddha. It is located in the southern reaches of the Central Highlands, about 40 km northeast from  Ratnapura and 32 km southwest of from Hatton.  The surrounding region is largely forested hills, withRead More Sri Padaya, a Buddhist pilgrimage to a sacred mountain

Fuimos voluntarias en el pueblo feliz, Sri Lanka (Diciembre 2019)

Muchas ideas en la cabeza, llevábamos meses planeando un viaje a Sri Lanka para realizar un voluntariado. Y contactar con Guia Lanka Tours fue todo un acierto. Nos facilitaron la que fue la mejor experiencia que jamás podíamos imaginarnos: un intercambio cultural quesuperó con creces cualquier expectativa. Nos hospedamos en casa de una familia queRead More Fuimos voluntarias en el pueblo feliz, Sri Lanka (Diciembre 2019)