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Sunsets & Sundowns: The Most Magical Time of The Day!

Sunset is one of most romantic, dramatic magical moments that shows how extraordinary our mother nature is! Watching how the sky light up with dazzling colors for a brief moment of time is breathtaking and relaxing. A perfect dose of a stress reliever! There are so many amazing quotes written about sunsets & sunrises. I am going to share some of my favorite quotes here.  “There’s a sunrise and a sunset every single day, and they’re absolutely free. Don’t miss so many of them.” – Jo Walton   “Dusk is just an illusion because the sun is either above the horizon Read more…


Exploring Ramayan related locations in Sri Lanka

Ramayan is a famous epic story in India & Sri Lanka. It about a divine prince named Rama who came to Sri Lanka to rescue his abducted princess Seetha from the king who ruled Sri Lanka named Ravana. The Ramayan was written by Valmiki, one of most epic written literature in the world. The places in Sri Lanka this literature refers to are still carrying the names related to it. There are many locations in the central highlands of Sri Lanka that Ramayan literature left imprints on. Some places are now shrines for the divine Princess Seetha and Prince Rama.  Read more…


The Pearl of Indian Ocean – Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka, also known as Ceylon, Pearl of Indian ocean & Gem Land is a beautiful, resourceful island which is rich in natural, cultural and historic values. Sri Lanka has been recognised as one of a biodiversity hot spots in Asia despite its size as a small island. In fact, Sri Lanka is one of 25 biodiversity hotspots in the world. Sri Lanka is enriched with a vast biodiversity and varied climate and house thousands of endemic and valuable species of all kinds. There are 8 UNESCO heritage sites in Sri Lanka including 6 cultural sites and two natural sites such Read more…


Native Srilankan elephants

The Sri Lankan elephant (Elephas maximus maximus) is one of three recognized subspecies of the Asian elephant, and native to Sri Lanka. Since 1986, Elephas maximus has been listed as endangered by IUCN as the population has declined by at least 50% over the last three generations, estimated to be 60–75 years. The species is pre-eminently threatened by habitat loss, degradation and fragmentation. – Wikipedia Srilankans has a complex relationship with elephants. These gigantic, intelligent animals have been a strong part of Srilankans’ lives since the beginning. An elephant is an icon of proud history and culture of Sri Lanka. They are a national treasure loved by many. Ancient Sri Lanka & Read more…


Hakgala Botanical Garden, Nuwara Eliya

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 especially during the Spring season between April to August. It is located in a scenic location surrounded by misty hills. The cool climes and scenic beauty compel the visitors to visit the garden every season. This area reminded of home hence British governors created a town Read more…


Greeny Visitor with Fake Eyes

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 with the scientific name manduca quinquemaculata, are a type of caterpillars. It’s named due to its tail that similarly appears horn. They’re one of the largest caterpillars extending up to 4 inches long. Read more about their life cycle here. ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]


Bridal Fall, Badulla Sri Lanka

Bridal Fall, Badulla Sri Lanka


The Baker’s Fall, Horton Plains, Sri Lanka

The Baker’s Fall , Horton Plains, Sri Lanka


Mini Bridal Falls – Badulla, Sri Lanka

Mini Bridal Falls


A rural village of Sri Lanka

  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 the top of the mountain are income sources of villagers. Some are traditional paddy farmers while some are employed in the tea factory.