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Kilinochchi – Mullaitivu Route – Significant landmarks of the Humanitarian Operation of the Sri Lankan Forces

War Museum at Puthukkudiyiruppu on the Kilinochchi - Mulativu Route

This area was a stronghold of the LTTE for 30 years and was liberated in 2008. Now you can visit some of the most significant remnants of a 30 year old bloody terrorist war which was never seen by the

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Guide to Jaffna – යාපනය නරඹමු

Sunset over the Jaffna Lagoons

Jaffna is the capital city of the Northern Province with a rich Tamil Hindu culture which was isolated for the last 30 years due to terrorist activity.

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Sabaragamuwa Province Insight Guide – සබරගමුවේ දසුන්

Ohiya - Horton Plains end of the route through Devils Staircase

One of Sri Lanka’s nine provinces, Sabaragamuwa is located in the south-central region of our island and offers the visitor a plentitude of natural beauty, culture, history and adventure found on a variety of terrain. Sabaragamuwa Province consists of two

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A birds-eye view of Nuwara Eliya from high up on Shantipura – ශාන්තිපුර ගම්මානය

View of Nuwara Eliya town

Nuwara Eliya in August, is a much more peaceful destination than Nuwara Eliya in April, where the festivities taking place in that little town make it more of a carnival than a salubrious holiday destination. My grievance with Nuwara Eliya

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Meemure – A village of serene and pristine beauty – මීමුරේ ගම්මානය


The last King of Mahanuwara, Sri Wickrama Rajasinghe despatched his two daughters for safety to a little remote village before enemies captured him. This village is refreshingly beautiful Meemure, nestling at the foothills of the Lakegala Peak of the Dumbara

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Kurunegala – කුරුණෑගල


Kurunegala, the capital of the North Western province, has a historical name-Hasthishilapura (elephant rock city). It was the royal capital of Sri Lanka and is full of legend, romance and history. Studding the entire province is a vast complex of

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Sightseeing in Colombo

Nelum Pokuna (Lotus Pond) Theater - Colombo, Sri Lanka

Colombo is the commercial capital of Sri Lanka and lies on the west cost of the island approximately 38 km off the Bandaranayake International Airport (BIA) at Katunayake. Colombo’s natural harbor was known by the ancient traders for over 2000

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Unwind in Bandarawela – සුන්දර බන්ඩාරවෙල

Sambar Deer at Horton Plains, Sri Lanka

At a height of 1230 meters, with moderate weather unlike the neighbouring Nuwara Eliya , Bandarawela lies amazingly serene, almost hidden among a throng of hills.

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City of Galle – ගාල්ල

Centuries ago when Lanka was ruled by the Sinhalese Kings, ‘Gaalla’ or Galle was the old world’s romantic city which owed its glory to its natural harbour.

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