Khao Hua Jook Pagoda, Koh Samui- A panoramic view to remember

Khao Hua Jook Pagoda which is situated on top of a magnificent cliff near Chaweng is popular among the visitors not only for its pagoda. The place is one of the top attractions in the island because it offers the visitors a breathtaking view over Chaweng beach, lake and Koh Samui Airport. The place is…

Yapahuwa – A Sri Lankan Treasure

For the briefest moment in the island’s long history, Yapahuwa served as the capital of Sri Lanka during the latter part of the 13th century. It was King Bhuvenakabahu who moved the capital to Yapahuwa from Polonnaruwa in 1272 to prevent the Sacred Tooth Relic from falling into the hands of invading Dravidians from South…

A Traditional Air – Dhow Harbour

Throughout history harbours have played critical roles in facilitating trade in various regions. Similarly Dhow Harbour while being a gateway for trade fulfills an important function in traditional cultural relationships in the region. It is also an important landmark in the city. Watch traditional dhows, fishing or trading vessels return to dock in the evening…

Kataragama The Holy City in Sri Lanka – Where Lord Skanda Lies

Kataragama is a place in Sri Lanka where devotees of all religions come to worship one god, God Kataragama or Skanda. This sacred city was visited by the great Lord Buddha on his third visit to Sri Lanka where he met King Mahasen in 580 BC in the royal garden and preached the King.  After…

Kataragama The Holy City in Sri Lanka – Where Lord Skanda Lies

Kataragama is a place in Sri Lanka where devotees of all religions come to worship one god, God Kataragama or Skanda. This sacred city was visited by the great Lord Buddha on his third visit to Sri Lanka where he met King Mahasen in 580 BC in the royal garden and preached the King.  After…