Insights into Paradise

  • Dambulla – The History of the City

    Dambulla – The History of the City

    Dambulla is a large town, situated in the Matale District, Central Province of Sri Lanka, 148 km north-east of Colombo and 72 km north of Kandy. Due to its location at a major junction, it has become the centre of vegetable distribution in the country. Major attractions of the area include the... Read More »

  • Wilpattu National Park

    Wilpattu National Park

    Wilpattu National Park or better known as the Land of Lakes is a park is located 30 km west of Anuradhapura and located 26 km north of Puttalam (approximately 180 km north of Colombo). The park is 131, 693 hectares and ranges from 0 to 152 meters above sea level. Nearly sixty lakes and tanks... Read More »

  • HIKKADUWA NATIONAL PARK

    HIKKADUWA NATIONAL PARK

    Hikkaduwa National Park is one of two marine national parks in Sri Lanka. The reserve contains a fringing coral reef of high degree biodiversity. The area was declared a wildlife sanctuary on May 18th 1979, and then on August 14th 1988, it was upgraded to a nature reserve with extended land area.... Read More »

  • Ancient History of Sri Lanka – Landing of Vijaya

    Ancient History of Sri Lanka – Landing of Vijaya

    The Pali chronicles, the Dipavansa, Mahavansa, Thupavansa and the Chulavansa, a large collection of stone inscriptions, the Indian Epigraphical records, the Burmese versions of the chronicles etc., provide an exceptional record for the history of Sri Lankan from about the 6th century BC. The... Read More »

  • The Culture of Kandy – Knuckles Mountain Range

    The Culture of Kandy – Knuckles Mountain Range

    The Knuckles Mountain Range found towards the North East of the City of Kandy which derives its name from its shape of a clenched fist, offers numerous mountainous trails that journey across clear rivers, through dense forests, waterfalls, lush tea plantations, paddy fields and traditional small... Read More »

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