Dhow Harbour – One of Abu Dhabi’s Most Spectacular Experiences

The United Arab Emirates has an astonishingly rich maritime history. Before the discovery of oil, Arab merchants were experts of the seas, and the UAE was world-famous for its pearl-divers. Mina Zayed This area is widely considered to be one of the most photogenic areas Abu Dhabi has to offer, and also happens to be…

The Ocean of the King Parakramabahu – The Epic Reservoir in Sri Lanka

Ancient Sri Lankan civilisations have commanded profound knowledge in a variety of areas, and one of the most significant of these is landscaping, especially in regards to the building of dams. The Story of the King King Parakramabahu ruled the nation of Sri Lanka from 1153 till 1186 and was responsible for the unification of…

Muthurajawela Marsh – The Swamp of Royal Treasure

Being the largest saline peat bog in Sri Lanka Muthurajawela Marsh has been said to be originated over 7000 years ago. The word Muthurajawela translates to ‘Swamp of Royal Treasure’ in Sinhala and the treasure being the marsh’s rich biodiversity. The Wetland Located in the southern region of the Negombo lagoon, the Marsh spans around…