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Children Attraction Points in Sri Lanka

Kegalle, Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage

Monday to Sunday 8.30am to 6.00pm

Admission Charge- Entrance and Elephant Rides

Children aged 3 and beyond are charged half price of entrance fee. 257 more words

Sri Lanka

Dalada Maligawa, Temple of the Tooth

The temple of the Tooth in Kandy guards the islands most valuable treasure, one of Buddhas canine teeth. The relic has been moved several times over the centuaries, but now it captivates the followers of an enlightened Buddah in the temple in Knady. 569 more words

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Food from the island

This tiny little island nation is a powerhouse of fruits… both fruits of the land and of the sea. One of the favoured destination of many Indians, its a favourite during Diwali holidays. 1,079 more words
Culture

Anuk Arudpragasam's The Story of a Brief Marriage

I reviewed Anuk Arudpragasam’s The Story of a Brief Marriage for PopMatters. Here is an excerpt from the review:

It seems wrong, somehow, that some reviewers on Goodreads and elsewhere have pointed out that this novel is too thoughtful and does not teach the readers about the war in Sri Lanka or give detailed descriptions of what one expects to be the correct image of a refugee in a war camp.

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Books

Reader's book recommendations for a writer - part last

This is the last book recommendation post for Yudhanjaya Wijeratne. It’s under three minutes of reading time. So you have more time to read these books. 575 more words

Sri Lanka

Ginger

My wife lost her pet dog recently.
She was Ginger, a sausage dog
Cuddly, attention-seeking, lovable
And always trotting towards my wife
For some “us” time. 155 more words

Poetry