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Christina of Bunnik Tours in Raptures over Lanka's Sights and Sites

Christina Pfeiffer, 18 December 2014

Women sashay past, saris fluttering and hips swaying rhythmically to the thumping drums. The high-pitched whining of a wind instrument draws me like the call of the Pied Piper. 1,106 more words

Sri Lankan Society

Advertising Sri Lanka's Airports

Suresh Perera, in The Island, 7 December 2014 where the title is “Fifth consecutive ‘Airport Christmas Shopping Festival’ launched”

Sri Lanka is now negotiating with many international carriers, including Etihad and Oman Air, which have earmarked the Mahinda Rajapaksa International Airport (MRIA) at Mattala as a proposed alternate destination in Sri Lanka, a top aviation industry official said last week.  887 more words

World Events & Processes

Safa: The Black Prince of Galle Fort

Juliette Coombe,in the Daily News, http://www.dailynews.lk/?q=features/galle-fort-s-black-prince

With nearly a hundred gem shops in the fort I went to meet with one of the historic families… 869 more words

Life Stories

How "The Gathering" branded the Mass Elephant Congress at Minneriya ... Annual and Mid-Year

Srilal Miththapala, in The Island, 28 October 2014, with title ” ‘The Gathering’ — The Unknown Story”

‘The Gathering’ (of elephants) at Minneriya National Park takes place from around June to October each year and has today become a well-known phenomena in the world today. 979 more words

Life Stories