The Phasmatodea (also known as Phasmida or Phasmatoptera) are an order of insects, whose members are variously known as stick insects in Europe and Australasia; stick-bugs, walking sticks or bug sticks in the United States and Canada; or as phasmids, ghost insects or leaf insects (generally the family Phylliidae). The group’s name is derived from the Ancient Greek φάσμα phasma, meaning an apparition or phantom, referring to the resemblance of many species to sticks or leaves.
Established in 1861, Hakgala Garden is the second largest garden in Sri Lanka. It is located at 5,400 feet above the sea level and has a cold climate of between 16 °C to 30 °C. Hakgala Garden is a part of Hakgala Strict Nature Reserve with over 10,000 species of flora. It is a major tourist attraction in Sri Lanka […]
Nature is a marvel, but sometimes you see that beauty only if you really look. If you pause for a moment of your busy life to really look around you, some things that have always been there will surprise you, why you never realized how beautiful they actually are…!
Can you see how cute this worm is? yes a bunch of them attacked my Crape Jasmine plant by eating al the leaves. But still who can hate them? I heard these worms are called Tomato Worms. They are a type of caterpillars who will later turn into moths. Tomato worms, or commonly called as hornworms […]
Bridal Fall, Badulla Sri Lanka
The Baker’s Fall , Horton Plains, Sri Lanka
Mini Bridal Falls
Above photo is taken at a countryside area in Sri Lanka. It is the view I saw from the front porch of my childhood house. Growing up I hadn’t had enough of the view, and I loved all shades of green in front of me. Paddy fields, tea plantation and a tea factory at […]
Kirinda is an ancient minor port which attracts tourists daily for its magnificent surroundings along with beach and rock temple. This area is dated back to 2nd century BC, of ancient Srilankan history and it is believed that the first record in history related tsunami had happened in this southern coast as the story […]
Temple of sacred tooth relic in Kandy, Sri Lanka is the most venerable temple among Buddhists in Sri Lanka and all around the world. The temple, which is a part of the king’s royal palace of Kandyan era. This is the house for sacred tooth relic of Lord Buddha. Whoever owns the sacred tooth relic […]