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…

Kotmale Reservoir Sri Lanka – Of the central highlands

The Kotmale Reservoir in Sri Lanka is situated in the central hill country, between mountains and waterfalls, with lush greens around it. The Reservoir This is where the upper Kotmale hydropower plant is located. It is situated between Talawakele and Nuwara Eliya. About With a capacity of 800 000 cubic metres, this is the 3rd…

Bundoora Dam – Miner’s Gift

Located South West of Middlemount is the beautiful Bundoora Dam , It is one of Middlemount’s key attraction. A man made dam built on German Creek for mining purposes. Considered as one of the best spots for water sports such as skiing and swimming in full capacity it can hold up to ten thousand mega…

Visiting The Impressive Rajanganaya Tank

A country that was earlier centred around agriculture, the island of Sri Lanka is home to several scenic tanks such as the Rajanganaya Tank which offers some wonderful photo opportunities. While this large tank can be found in the North Central province, those in search of Sri Lanka beach resorts by the coast from which to embark…

Ruak River in Chiang Rai – An intriguing water body

Serving as the riverine meeting point between Myanmar, Laos and Thailand, the Ruak River serves as an intriguing confluence uniting and at the same time, dividing three nations at the point known as the “Golden Triangle”. Explore this vibrant amalgam of culture when you make your base at the Thai side, as a range of Chiang…

Batticaloa Lagoon – A tropical wonderland

The scenic coastal town of Batticaloa is synonymous with pristine white beaches and turquoise waters, that are best enjoyed from a stylish Sri Lanka beach hotel in the area. The Uga Bay is one such example of quality Pasikuda accommodation that is a welcome idyll under the sun. The Batticaloa town proper offers an intriguing selection of cultural and…