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…

Cinnamon Plantations in Sri Lanka – Traditional Spice

The soft southern coasts of Sri Lanka are highly conducive for the flourishing cinnamon plantations; Koggala area in the Galle district is most famous for the ancient plantations developed by the Portuguese and Dutch. History behind the Flourishing Spice Cinnamon has always been native to Sri Lanka which brought in the Arabian traders popularising the…

Caicos Conch Farm – A Farm like no other

On the island of Providenciales lies a place that is one of a kind, a farm that is like no other, that harvests sea-creatures whose shells are famously used as musical instruments. Such is the nature of the Caicos Conch Farm, which was formed with a vision of pioneering conch development and thus creating jobs,…

Terraced Rice Paddies

Terraced fields both decrease erosion and surface runoff, and may be used to support growing crops that require irrigation, such as rice.The emerald-green rice terraces in the river gorge north of Tegallalang village in central Bali are generally considered to offer travelers the best photo opportunity. Other popular lush-green and well-tended Balinese rice paddy sites…