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Its another Whale of a Time!

Its another Whale of a Time!

My mind runs back five years when Nature Trails were trying to establish whale watching in Trincomalee soon after the guns fell silent in the eastern seas. Nilantha frantically called me from sea perh ...
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 ...
Jon McCormack with Cinnamon Nature Trails

Jon McCormack with Cinnamon Nature Trails

Award winning Photographer Jon McCormack spent the weekend in Yala with the Cinnamon Nature Trails team. Chitral Jayatileke who heads Cinnamon Nature Trails said that the team had a very good trip wit ...
What to Pack on Your Sri Lankan Holiday

What to Pack on Your Sri Lankan Holiday

Sri Lanka is voted among the top beach destinations in the world for a memorable holiday. With pristine coasts running along the entire island, it’s easy to see why the Sri Lankan coasts are among the ...
Best Hikes in Sri Lanka

Best Hikes in Sri Lanka

From the steep slopes of the Knuckles mountain range, to the breath-taking view that is the reward for scaling World’s End, the hikes and trails in Sri Lanka are a beautiful way of seeing the country ...
Historic Attractions in Colombo

Historic Attractions in Colombo

The city of Colombo is the best launch pad with which to explore the rest of Sri Lanka. The hub of the country is a bustling, crowded place, alive and ebbing with people morning and night like the tid ...
The Cultural Triangle

The Cultural Triangle

Nestled in between the ancient cities of Anuradhapura, Polannaruwa, Dambulla and Kandy is a wealth of history, a cherished collection of monuments and monasteries, palaces and ponds, sculptures and pa ...