Prisdang Chumsai: The Thai Prince Who Lived In Ceylon
Off the coast of Matara in the South of Sri Lanka, across the Polhena beach, is the little Galgodiyana island on which remains the ruins of a stupa — but one that differs in style from other Buddhist structures of ancient Sri Lanka.
The Time-Tested Landmarks Of Maradana
Maradana — Colombo 10 — is one of the busiest areas in the city. But this was not the case, perhaps a century or so ago, when Maradana was a quiet suburban area in which a number of theatres, cinemas and schools were located.
Murder Mystery: The death of Shirley Boonwaat
“Was the perfect murder carried out in Sri Lanka five decades ago?” The murder in question is that of Shirley Boonwaat, who was murdered at her residence on the 15th of October 1967, near the Liberty Cinema on Dharmapala Mawatha (then Turret Road). The alleged culprit was her husband, the then Burmese Ambassador W. K. H. Sao Boonwaat, who may have gotten away with the crime due to his diplomatic immunity. At the time, the Ambassador’s home was known as ‘Carlton Lodge’ — revamped in the recent past to become the high-end Capri Club restaurant.
Tara: The Sri Lankan Deity At The British Museum
The histories of nations and civilizations are contained in the art, architecture and artefacts of their people — however, colonial interventions have resulted in so many of these pieces of history being removed and moved far away from their places of origin. Sri Lanka is no stranger to this; many of the island’s ancient treasures have been carried off across the seas to Britain, or to the homelands of other colonisers.
Six Places In Jaffna You Can Visit In A Day
From stretches of pristine coastline, to an archaeological museum and several churches built by the Portuguese, the Dutch and the British, Jaffna has much to offer curious visitors. Below we have made note of the lesser known places of interest, which are located a short distance away from the main town and they can all be visited within a day’s travel.
Taking Care Of Timepieces: Inside One Of Colombo’s Last Clock Repair Shops
There are little shops in Fort and Pettah in Colombo which often go unnoticed, for most of these shops are hidden between much larger and newer establishments.Trust Watch Works on Sri Baron Jayathilake Mawatha in Fort, is one such place. The shop is run by Lenus Peiris, and he has made a living for himself and his family over the past ten years by making, selling, and repairing antique and modern clocks and watches.
Six Plants In Sri Lanka That Could Kill You
Sri Lanka is recognised by environmental and wildlife experts all over the world as a biodiversity hotspot—and many of the plants and animals recorded here contribute in their own way to maintain the ecological balance. However, several species of plants and animals in the island have been identified to be poisonous, and they can cause quite a lot of harm to humans and other animals.
From The Mines To The Market: A Few Of Sri Lanka’s Famed Gemstones
For centuries, Sri Lanka has been famed for its high-quality gemstones, which are reputed to be some of the best in the world. In fact, there are records which show that merchants travelled from far and wide to trade goods for Sri Lankan jewels. Even in the present day and age, the island lives up to its reputation and exports various gems to different countries like Thailand, China, USA and Germany. K. L. D. Dayasagara, the Director of the Gem Testing Laboratory of the National Gem and Jewellery Authority, gave Roar Media some insight into the gems found in Sri Lankan mines.
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