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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

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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

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Absorbing Lanka's Variety by Rail

Anthony Dennis whose original title reads “Sri Lanka’s charmingly colonial era railway”

A journey on one of the most charming railway systems in the world reinforces the maxim that all great travel involves a modicum of discomfort. 2,278 more words

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Ian Botham bats for Sri Lanka ... and walks too

Ian Botham: “Hit for six by spectacular Sri Lanka …” at http://www.dailymail.co.uk/travel/article-2787839/Ian-Botham-reveals-Sri-Lanka-perfect-holiday-destination.html

My initial impression of Sri Lanka? Hot. I first visited in 1982 – when England played their first test match against Sri Lanka in Colombo. 1,124 more words

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Between China and India: Sri Lanka playing Russian Roulette?

Sandun Jayawardana, in The Nation, 28 September 2014

Chinese President Xi Jinping’s historic visit to Sri Lanka earlier this month was widely seen as heralding a new chapter in bilateral relations between the two nations. 833 more words

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