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These Reasons will Inspire You to Stay at Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia

Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia, known as Dehiwala-Mount by the locals, it is the second largest locality in Colombo. It is a 45 minute to an hour’s bus ride from the Fort Railway Station, Colombo’s main railway station. After my research, I thought about staying near the Galle Face promenade because most of the attractions are at the …

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Gangaramaya Temple, Colombo’s Most Sacred Abode of the Buddha

Gangaramaya temple is the quiet place beside the Beira lake, which is the center of Colombo. People go there to have a quiet time. Walk for about 300 meters from the Seema Malaka temple on the Beira Lake, and you will arrive at the fresh smell of rituals of the Gangaramaya temple. More than a temple, …

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All Roads Lead to Colombo, the Pearl of the Indian Ocean

The aircraft touched down on the tarmac and taxied down to the terminal. I exited the aircraft to the hot Colombo air. An immigration form and few lines of questioning by the immigration staff later, I was out taking in the warm Sri Lankan air outside the Bandaranaike airport. I immediately started sweating because of …

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