Ancient royal city of Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka. Gardens, parks, palaces and temples. Astrogeographic position: in the highly attractive royal fire sign Leo the sign of kings and a main indicator for aristocratic capitals with the highly defensive water sign Scorpio one of the main indicators for fortresses. Valid for field level 2 which describes how the town is embedded in the country.

Ancient royal city of Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka. Gardens, parks, palaces and temples. Astrogeographic position: in the highly attractive royal fire sign Leo the sign of kings and a main indicator for aristocratic capitals with the highly defensive water sign Scorpio one of the main indicators for fortresses. Valid for field level 2 which describes how the town is embedded in the country.

Sigiriya ,Sri Lanka:  King Kasyapa (477 – 495 AD) built his palace on the top of this rock and decorated its sides with colourful frescoes. On a small plateau about halfway up the side of this rock he built a gateway in the form of an enormous lion.  It is one of the best preserved examples of ancient urban planning.  A UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Sigiriya ,Sri Lanka: King Kasyapa (477 – 495 AD) built his palace on the top of this rock and decorated its sides with colourful frescoes. On a small plateau about halfway up the side of this rock he built a gateway in the form of an enormous lion. It is one of the best preserved examples of ancient urban planning. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.

7 Ways to Experience Central Sri Lanka  eing an island with multiple climates, landscapes, history and diverse wildlife many would try to squeeze it all into one trip. In June I was invited by TBC Asia and Cinnamon Hotels to choose one area to explore in depth over a one week tour and while white sand beaches and wild camping in the safari park were very tempting, for me central Sri Lanka’s mix of rugged mountain ranges, misty tea plantations and craft culture was the biggest draw.

7 Ways to Experience Central Sri Lanka eing an island with multiple climates, landscapes, history and diverse wildlife many would try to squeeze it all into one trip. In June I was invited by TBC Asia and Cinnamon Hotels to choose one area to explore in depth over a one week tour and while white sand beaches and wild camping in the safari park were very tempting, for me central Sri Lanka’s mix of rugged mountain ranges, misty tea plantations and craft culture was the biggest draw.

This journey is filled with culture, adventure and seemingly endless surf and sun. Enjoy a heady mix of paradises, from remote Vanuatu and the stunning Maldives to the rich culture and history of Sri Lanka and Zanzibar. By combining 10 of the world’s most beautiful island destinations into one seamless, elegant trip, we create a 24-day journey that is truly the opportunity of a lifetime.

This journey is filled with culture, adventure and seemingly endless surf and sun. Enjoy a heady mix of paradises, from remote Vanuatu and the stunning Maldives to the rich culture and history of Sri Lanka and Zanzibar. By combining 10 of the world’s most beautiful island destinations into one seamless, elegant trip, we create a 24-day journey that is truly the opportunity of a lifetime.

7 Ways to Experience Central Sri Lanka  eing an island with multiple climates, landscapes, history and diverse wildlife many would try to squeeze it all into one trip. In June I was invited by TBC Asia and Cinnamon Hotels to choose one area to explore in depth over a one week tour and while white sand beaches and wild camping in the safari park were very tempting, for me central Sri Lanka’s mix of rugged mountain ranges, misty tea plantations and craft culture was the biggest draw.

7 Ways to Experience Central Sri Lanka eing an island with multiple climates, landscapes, history and diverse wildlife many would try to squeeze it all into one trip. In June I was invited by TBC Asia and Cinnamon Hotels to choose one area to explore in depth over a one week tour and while white sand beaches and wild camping in the safari park were very tempting, for me central Sri Lanka’s mix of rugged mountain ranges, misty tea plantations and craft culture was the biggest draw.

As the Rothschild team looks Beyond Africa, we have all been captivated by Sri Lanka. This small island country, located south of India, is known for elephants, tea and warm smiles.  But there is so much more to discover in Sri Lanka.  The best Sri Lanka tour packages combine wildlife, culture and history. Don’t miss these must-do experiences when planning a trip to Sri Lanka.

As the Rothschild team looks Beyond Africa, we have all been captivated by Sri Lanka. This small island country, located south of India, is known for elephants, tea and warm smiles. But there is so much more to discover in Sri Lanka. The best Sri Lanka tour packages combine wildlife, culture and history. Don’t miss these must-do experiences when planning a trip to Sri Lanka.

Indira Gandhi,You don't lead a country from crushing poverty to emerging power without making a few enemies. Richard Nixon considered her "an old witch," which can only fall in her favor.    Read more: http://www.esquire.com/women/women-issue/greatest-women-in-history#ixzz2BZlrFm4F

Indira Gandhi,You don't lead a country from crushing poverty to emerging power without making a few enemies. Richard Nixon considered her "an old witch," which can only fall in her favor. Read more: http://www.esquire.com/women/women-issue/greatest-women-in-history#ixzz2BZlrFm4F

Amanwella resort in Tangalle, Sri Lanka. #travel #places +++Visit http://www.thatdiary.com/ for guide + advice on #lifestyle

Amanwella resort in Tangalle, Sri Lanka. #travel #places +++Visit http://www.thatdiary.com/ for guide + advice on #lifestyle

Following is a short History of the genocide of The Tamils in SriLanka.  Successive Lankan Governments have used the Tamil Card to gain power and used terror against the Tamils to sustain their power.

Following is a short History of the genocide of The Tamils in SriLanka. Successive Lankan Governments have used the Tamil Card to gain power and used terror against the Tamils to sustain their power.

The Gal Vihara, also known as Gal Viharaya, is a rock temple of the Buddha situated in the ancient city of Polonnaruwa in north-central Sri Lanka

The Gal Vihara, also known as Gal Viharaya, is a rock temple of the Buddha situated in the ancient city of Polonnaruwa in north-central Sri Lanka

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