Lunuganga by Geoffrey Bawa – A Tropical Garden of Eden

  Main Description This beautifully constructed 15-acre area is best known for its miraculous union of nature and the touch of artistic style. Featuring spectacular sights, Lunuganga constructed by the renowned Sri Lankan architect Geoffrey Bawa attracts many looking to experience carefully manicured tropical beauty and expert architecture   History of the garden Once a…

Minneriya National Park – A Place of Natural Wonders and Ancient History

  The Minneriya National Park is one of the most renowned nature reserves in the country, and is particularly popular for boasting large numbers of wild elephants. The Tank The famous Minneriya Tank refers to an ancient reservoir that was built during the time of the Anuradhapura Kingdom which existed from 377BC to 1017AD. The…

Phuket Boat Lagoon – The Province’s Liveliest Marina

The rainforest-covered mountain-island of Thailand has a wealth of beaches to offer, yet one of its most breathtakingly beautiful attractions is the boat lagoon.   What is it? Categorising this place might be a little tricky, but it was initially established as a service and refurbishment centre for yachts in 1995. Presently there’s a whole…

Arignar Anna Zoological Park – India’s Largest Zoo

Commonly referred to by its shortened version, Vandalaur Zoo, this is the biggest zoological garden in India. A visit is essential if you find yourself in the nearby area.   History The story of the zoo began in 1854, when the director of the Government Central Museum of Madras at the time decided to donate…

Yellow Crane Tower – An Icon of Wuhan

The city of Wuhan has been affectionately referred to as ‘the Chicago of China’, out of the many things the city has to offer, one of the most unique, is the Yellow Crane Tower. Introduction The Yellow Crane Tower had existed in many forms ever since AD 223. The current one was built 1981 and…