Sri Lanka Travel Articles

Hippies, Hikers, Hookahs and Harems #4: West and South Coast – Hikkaduwa, Galle & Ambalangoda – Sri Lanka
Squalid train travel, wailing blind beggars, the baby milk scam and lolling on the beach. The Raylotts finally make it to the chill out surf zone of Sri Lanka.
Hippies, Hikers, Hookahs and Harems #2: The Ancient Cities: Sigiriya and Polonnaruwa – Sri Lanka
The 'pearl of the Indian ocean' or a pale imitation cast into the ocean's depths. Penny tries to unravel what makes the Sinhalese tick.
A Surf Spot with Style – Arugam Bay, Sri Lanka
Any travelers keen to experience a surf beach with
Esala Festival Season 2001
Esala, the lunar month in the Singhalese calendar ushers in a period of festivities in Sri Lanka and it occurs during the months of July and August. This year the full moon day of Esala falls on 5th of July 2001. Most of these festivals take the form of a Perehara, a procession conducted mostly […]
Sri Lanka’s Hill Country by Train
In Sri Lanka, cheap first-class tickets and free w
Sri Lanka Travel Guide
Sri Lanka Travel Guide General Facts The number 1 beach destination in Sri Lanka, the sleepy fishing hamlet Unawatuna has a mythical and historical past, which makes it a very special place. Mythical Legend Was Unawatuna one of the beach paradises described in ValmikiÂ’s epic Ramayanaya, as a “seashore dotted with thousands of trees, coconuts and palms dominating, strings […]
Sri Lanka – May 2000
Laksala Remains the State Craft Emporium Hon. Amarasiri Dodangoda, Minister of Vocational Training and Rural Industries has assured that the Laksala would not be privatised. Laksala, mostly patronised by tourists who look for local crafts at reasonable prices, helped boost countrywide craftsmen engaged in various traditional crafts, who’s products are purchased by Laksala and sold […]