Category Archives: Cultural

The Tastes of Avurudu

The Tastes of Avurudu

The Sinhala and Tamil New Year or “Avurudu” is celebrated by all demographic groups of Sri Lanka either directly or indirectly. When the firecrackers go off, they queue by the doors anxiou ...
Dambulla: Sri Lanka’s Mountaintop Temple

Dambulla: Sri Lanka’s Mountaintop Temple

Atop the famous Dambulu-gala (Rock of Dambulla) is perched the Dambulla Raja Maha Vihara that give the rock and the surroundings its character. Within the caves of this temple one can find ancient mur ...
Festivals in Sri Lanka

Festivals in Sri Lanka

The amalgamation of different cultures in Sri Lanka makes for a richly diverse pool of festivals to enjoy each year. The Lankan calendar is peppered with celebrations of harmony, life, death, beginnin ...