Mysterious mountain of Rumassala – Explore the breathtaking ‘Buona Vista’

Rumassala, the wooded hill overlooking Unawatuna Bay and bordering Galle Harbor on its eastern side is famous for its extraordinary ecosystem that is quite different from the surrounding coastal area. Overview The Portuguese called Rumassala ‘Buena Vista’ while the Dutch had a lighthouse here to lure passing ships of competing traders onto the rocks below….

Toddy Tapping in Sri Lanka – The art of preparing an ethereal brew!

Back in the day, when there wasn’t beer or wine, most of the farmers and chena cultivators in Sri Lanka used to drink toddy to drown their fatigue. Here are some facts about the art of toddy-tapping! About From time immemorial, Sri Lankans have been harvesting coconut palm trees to prepare ‘toddy’, a local alcoholic…

A Visit to Richmond Castle – Stepping Back in Time

Richmond Castle is an Edwardian-style mansion in Sri Lanka that has a fascinating history. Featuring rather unique architectural elements, it is a site worth visiting on your adventures on the island. Planning Your Trip Richmond Castle can be found in the coastal town of Kalutara, easy to reach from Colombo as well as hotels Wadduwa has to…

The Ambitious Dedduwa Lake Project – Reimagining Mexico’s Mayakoba in SL!

Rich in biodiversity, the picturesque wetlands of Dedduwa Lake compromises of marshy parklands and paddy fields. Read onto find out how this scenic location is being transformed to resemble Mexico’s Mayakoba! Dedduwa, Sri Lanka Dedduwa is located towards the east side of Bentota, a popular seaside destination of Sri Lanka. The idyllic nature filled area…