Friday, December 16, 2011

View of Bible Rock from Kadugannawa.

Bible Rock View from Kadugannawa
Magnificent view of Bible rock from Kadugannawa, Sri lanka beautiful places, Kandy roadIf you are travelling along Colombo - Kandy road, there are few places everyone remembers with less effort. Pahala Kadugannawa is at the top of above list because of magnificent view from there. Many of travelers take few minutes to stop their vehicles road side and watch and feel this beautiful creation of natureKadugannawa is the place where you get the first feeling you are entering to the Hill capital. In most of times roads are misty and in the morning it makes a view like you are in heaven since you can see all clouds at down of the valley. Bible rock or Bathalegala in other words also a very attractive scene from Pahala Kadugannawa

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Total Lunar Eclipse as seen from Sri Lanka

Total Lunar Eclipse on 10th December 2011 - as seen from Kandy, Sri Lanka
Total lunar eclipse pictures on 10th december 2011 as seen from Kandy, Sri lanka
On December 10th 2011 everyone seek in sky for moon. It was a rare and an amazing experience watch a total lunar eclipse. Some of us missed the opportunity due to bad weather many other reasons. I was lucky to capture some good pictures of the eclipse from my home at Pilimathalawa. There was a clear sky without cloud made an ideal environment to watch the total lunar eclipse with no disturbance.





Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Batangalla

Great place to bath on your trip - බටංගල්ල
Batangalla, Panawala, Dahan wala, dehiowita, Awissawella, Ehaliyagoda, Avissawella, Place to bath, river, Sri lankaSri Lanka is a paradise full of natural resources. Waterfalls, Rivers, Lakes, Forests everywhere. It's not hard to find an amazing place to bath on your trip in any part of Sri Lanka. If you are travelling closed to Avissawella, there are lots of beautiful places to bath within small distances. Most popular Kithulgala is also few kilometers away from Avissawella. There are some other excellent places on Dehi-owita - Ehaliyagoda road but still remains unpopular. In mt older posts you may see Watawala and Dahan wala, very beautiful places to have a safe bath on your journey. This place is also closed to Panawala which is near by above two places, most probably the branches of same river. Water is not deep and ideal to have a safe bath with all of your family members.

Saturday, November 26, 2011

Pedro estate tea boutique

The Pedro estate Lovers Leap ethical Tea boutique - පිදුරුතලාගල තේ කර්මාන්ත ශාලාව.
Pedro Estate, Nuwara eliya, Lovers leap tea boutique, Tea center, Tea facory, Orthodox tea manufacturePedro estate is closed to Nuwara Eliya city. It's possible to reach Pedro Estate by bus within 10-15 minutes from Nuwara Eliya town. Pedro Estate is Most probably the Tea factory at highest elevation in Sri Lanka. The Pedro estate established in 1885 and elevation is 1910 metes from sea level. More than 600 of hectares belongs to Pedro estate spread around Nuwara Eliya. Pedro estate has Tea center where is any Local or Foreign traveler can see how Sri Lankan finest black tea is processing. They have a guiding service to take visitors through the Tea factory with brief explanations.    Charge for the guiding service is just 50 Rupees for a Sri Lankan visitor and little bit higher for foreigners. Visitors could see all the processes of orthodox black tea respectively Withering, Rolling, Rotorvaining, Fermenting, Firing, Sifting and packing. Tea packs are also available at the Tea Center and you will be served with a warm, tasty cup of tea once you are there.

Thursday, November 24, 2011

Kandy - Badulla railway


උඩරට දුම්රිය මාර්ගය
උඩරට දුම්රිය මාර්ගය, Kandy Badulla railway, Colombo Badulla train, Beautiful places of Sri Lanka, Travel Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka is a beautiful country with no doubt. Tourists know it, seen it while most of Local people stay untouched with these priceless natural beauty. Kandy - Badulla railway is one of the most attractive track through the best sceneries of Sri Lanka. It's more than 200 Kilometers far from Colombo to Badulla through dark tunnels and misty hills. Most interesting part comes in to sight as you pass the Gampola area. Railway lied through Mountains, Endless Tea fields, forests and lots of waterfalls are also can be seen roadsides. These pictures are taken while on the train towards to Badulla from Kandy. 

Sunday, November 20, 2011

Mahindarama temple - Athul Kotte

මහින්දාරාම පන්සල - ඇතුල් කෝට්ටේ
Mahindarama Temple, Athul kotte, Pitakotte, Rajagiriya, ColomboMahindarama temple located at Athul Kotte, bordered by Diyawanna oya few meters away from Boralla - Battaramula highway well known as parliament road also could be access from the Rajagiriya-Pitakotte road by turning at Bangala Junction. Mahindarama Temple is built recently with modern pattern and has some influences of Japanese Buddhist culture since the temple get huge support of Japanese funds. Nippon Vocational Educational center is also established in the premises operated under Japanese funds. Mahindarama Temple is surrounded by very beautiful natural resources. It's worth to visit there at least one time if you are on the route through Athul Kotte.   

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Temple of tooth

Sri Dalada Maligawa, The temple of tooth, Temple of the tooth relic, ශ්‍රී දළදා මාළිගාව
Temple of tooth relic, Sri Dalada maligawa, temple of tooth, KandyThe old Sinhalese capital is Kandy and it has many places of interest such as Peradeniya Botanical Garden, temples and Buddhist monuments. One of which is Sri Dalada Maligawa (Temple of the Tooth or temple of the tooth relic), considered the most important site for the Buddhists of the world as it is home to a relic of Lord Buddha. Sangamitha and Mahinda, the daughter and son of the Emperor Asoka – the first Buddhist king - were Buddhist emissaries to Sri Lanka and brought with them a tooth of Buddha, which was placed in Temple of Tooth. They also planted a branch of his bodhi tree in Anuradhapura. Don’t miss seeing this famous temple and the vast statue of Buddha while your travel in Sri Lanka. Read More >>

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Kande Ela Forest garden - Meepilimana

කන්දේ ඇල වනෝද්‍යානය
Kande Ela Forest Garden at Nuwara Eliya Horton plain road near by Meepilimana reservoirKande Ela forest Garden is located closed to Meepilimana reservoir on Nuwara Eliya - Horton plain road. Kande Ela forest Garden is adjoined to Hakgala Strict forest Reservation and one side bordered by Meepilimana Reservoir. Forest Department maintain the Kande Ela Forest Garden for educational purposes. Their is a nature trail through the forest with many number of examples for Soil conservation methods, Types of plants, Environment pollution, Traditional culture. 4-5 Kilometers long trail through forest takes about one hour to complete by walk. Kande Ela Forest Garden is also very close to Strawberry farm managed by Ramya Horticulture. You can obtain a leaflet with a map of trail at the ticket counter. There is an access road to Elgin Falls through Kande Ela forest Garden which is very beautiful and 6 kilometers far away from trail path.
Kande Ela Forest Garden at Nuwara Eliya Horton plain road near by Meepilimana reservoir

Kande Ela Forest Garden at Nuwara Eliya Horton plain road near by Meepilimana reservoirKande Ela Forest Garden at Nuwara Eliya Horton plain road near by Meepilimana reservoir

Kande Ela Forest Garden at Nuwara Eliya Horton plain road near by Meepilimana reservoir

Kande Ela Forest Garden at Nuwara Eliya Horton plain road near by Meepilimana reservoir

Kande Ela Forest Garden at Nuwara Eliya Horton plain road near by Meepilimana reservoir

Kande Ela Forest Garden at Nuwara Eliya Horton plain road near by Meepilimana reservoir

Kande Ela Forest Garden at Nuwara Eliya Horton plain road near by Meepilimana reservoir

Kande Ela Forest Garden at Nuwara Eliya Horton plain road near by Meepilimana reservoir

Kande Ela Forest Garden at Nuwara Eliya Horton plain road near by Meepilimana reservoirKande Ela Forest Garden at Nuwara Eliya Horton plain road near by Meepilimana reservoir

Kande Ela Forest Garden at Nuwara Eliya Horton plain road near by Meepilimana reservoir

Kande Ela Forest Garden at Nuwara Eliya Horton plain road near by Meepilimana reservoir

Kande Ela Forest Garden at Nuwara Eliya Horton plain road near by Meepilimana reservoir

Kande Ela Forest Garden at Nuwara Eliya Horton plain road near by Meepilimana reservoir

Kande Ela Forest Garden at Nuwara Eliya Horton plain road near by Meepilimana reservoir

Kande Ela Forest Garden at Nuwara Eliya Horton plain road near by Meepilimana reservoir

Kande Ela Forest Garden at Nuwara Eliya Horton plain road near by Meepilimana reservoir

Kande Ela Forest Garden at Nuwara Eliya Horton plain road near by Meepilimana reservoir

Kande Ela Forest Garden at Nuwara Eliya Horton plain road near by Meepilimana reservoir
Meepilimana Reservoir

Kande Ela Forest Garden at Nuwara Eliya Horton plain road near by Meepilimana reservoir

Kande Ela Forest Garden at Nuwara Eliya Horton plain road near by Meepilimana reservoirKande Ela Forest Garden at Nuwara Eliya Horton plain road near by Meepilimana reservoir

Kande Ela Forest Garden at Nuwara Eliya Horton plain road near by Meepilimana reservoir

Kande Ela Forest Garden at Nuwara Eliya Horton plain road near by Meepilimana reservoir
Samples of minerals

Kande Ela Forest Garden at Nuwara Eliya Horton plain road near by Meepilimana reservoir

Kande Ela Forest Garden at Nuwara Eliya Horton plain road near by Meepilimana reservoir

Kande Ela Forest Garden at Nuwara Eliya Horton plain road near by Meepilimana reservoir

Kande Ela Forest Garden at Nuwara Eliya Horton plain road near by Meepilimana reservoir

Kande Ela Forest Garden at Nuwara Eliya Horton plain road near by Meepilimana reservoir
View of Hakgala strict forest reservation

Kande Ela Forest Garden at Nuwara Eliya Horton plain road near by Meepilimana reservoir
Entrance of the Kande Ela forest Garden

Kande Ela Forest Garden at Nuwara Eliya Horton plain road near by Meepilimana reservoir
Entrance and Ticket counter as seen from the Nuwara Eliya - Ambewela road

Sunday, November 13, 2011

Victoria park Nuwara Eliya

Nuwara Eliya Victoria park, නුවරඑළිය වික්ටෝරියා උද්‍යානය, நுவரேலியா
Victoria park Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka botanical gardens, Nuwaraeliya vitoria park, Nuwara eliya flowers, beutifulVictoria park is located at the center of the Nuwara-Eliya city. Victoria park is get attraction of almost all tourists in Nuwara Eliya since the easiness of access. Victoria park is never lack of beautifully bloomed flowers in most of months of the year. Landscaped very beautifully and provided amazing backgrounds for photographs. You should buy tickets at the entrance before you get in to the park after paying a reasonable price. Well maintained lawns, walking paths, ponds, Colorful Flower beds make you so fresh. Worth visiting there. More>>



Monday, November 7, 2011

Beautiful Road sides of Hasalaka -Kandy road - හසලක මහනුවර මාර්ගයේ සුන්දර දසුන්

Hasalaka, Hunnasgiriya, Randenigala, Rantambe reservoir, Minipe, Mahiyangana, Elahera, Elahera Gems, Mahaweli River
Scene of Victoria reservoir

Hasalaka is a rural area at the edge of the Central province with dry and hot climate. There are several routes to get to Hasalaka, most common route via Hunnasgiriya and through 18 elbow bends which 60 - 68 Km distance from Kandy. Another way to get there is take right turn at the Haragama bridge and drive along kings way you can drive through beautiful scenes of Randenigala, Rantambe reservoirs, Famous Minipe amuna and Mahiyangana. There is also another uncommon route via Matale. two different routes from Matale via Elahera or Riverstone. I can't exactly remember the distance, but any of these routes are not lack of beautiful scenes. More >>


Saturday, November 5, 2011

Nuwara Eliya Beautiful pictures - නුවරඑළිය

Nuwara Eliya, Beautiful places, Visit Nuwra Elita, Accommodation, Nuwara Eliya town, places to visitNuwara Eliya is one of the best tourists attractive travel destination in Sri Lanka. Nuwara Eliya town is situated about 170Km away from Colombo. 68Km from Peradeniya. Nuwara Eliya has a totally different climatic conditions than other areas of Sri Lanka. Almost everyday's lowest temperature is record from the Nuwara Eliya Area. Nuwara Eliya is elevated 1868m above from the sea level. Nuwra Eliya is most probably the best location for beautiful scenery. More >>

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

G L Piyadasa Eco Friendly Bird Park, Rajagiriya - කුරුළු උයන

G L Piyadasa Eco Friendly bird park, Kalapaluwawa, Rajagiriya, Colombo, Sri Lanka, betiful places of RajagiriaThis place still remains not familiar among most people but it's attractive very much as same as Dehiwala zoo, Kelaniya water world or any other famous theme parks. Eco Friendly bird park is situated at Rajagiriya. Not much far away from Colombo. Entrance is absolutely free. Many of imported species of birds can seen there. beautifully landscaped gardens and maintained very well. The garden is purposely built for wedding photography. A reception hall, Beauty salon and a gym also situated within the premises. It will be a worth experience if you could visit there. More >>

Monday, October 17, 2011

New Zealand Farm, Ambewela - අඹේවෙල ගොවිපොල

Sri Lanka Nuwara eliya Ambewela dairy farms, New Zealand Farm, Meepilimana, Ambewela farmThere are two dairy farms at Ambewela. One is called New Zealand Farm and the other one is called Ambewela Farm. Both are managed by the same company "Ambewela Farms". New Zealand farm is the only one visitors are allowed. New Zealand farm is located 3-4 kilometers away from Ambewela and Ambewela Farm is  situated near by Meepilimana area. More >>






Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Hoton Plain - හෝර්ටන් තැන්න

Horton plain pictures, Bakers falls pictures, Haputhale, how to go Horton plain, attractions of Horton plain
Near by Ohiya Railway Station - ඔහිය දුම්රිය ස්ථානයට නුදුරින්
Horton plain, Horton plain access roads, Directions to Horton plain, Horton plain pictures, Ohiya railway station, Haputhale, Boralanda, places to see at nuwara eliya, Bakers falls, St. clair falls, හෝර්ටන් තැන්න, ඔහිය, හපුතලේ, උඩරට දුම් රිය මාර්ගය, බොරලන්ද, බේකර්ස් දිය ඇල්ල, ශාන්ත ක්ලෙයාර් දිය ඇල්ල, හෝර්ටන් තැන්න පිවිසුම් මාර්ගය, ශ්‍රී ලංකාවේ අපූර්ව පිහිටීම්, Worlds end, ලෝකාන්තය More >>






Kothmale Reservoir (කොත්මලේ ජලාශය)

Kothmale reservoir, Beautiful places of Kothmale, Kothmale hanging bridge, Places to visit at Kothmale, AttractiveKothmale reservoir, Beautiful places of Kothmale, Kothmale hanging bridge, Places to visit at Kothmale, Attractive places of Kothmaleකොත්මලේ සෑය, කොත්මලේ ජලාශය, කොත්මලේ එල්ලෙන පාලම More >>









Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Nawam Mawatha - Colombo (නවම් මාවත)

Nawam mawatha, Colombo, Gangarama temple, Attractive places of Colombo, Nawam mawatha pictures, Gangarama templeNawam mawatha, Colombo, Gangarama temple, Places to see around Colombo, Attractive places of Colombo, Colombo interesting places, Places must see in Colombo, Nice places of Colombo, Visit Sria Lanka, Travel around Colombo More >>

Monday, September 26, 2011

Water world - Kelaniya (කැළණිය මින් මැදුර)

Water world, kelaniya, Water+world, Water_world, birds park, kelaniya auarium, places to visit at Kelaniya, attractWater world aquarium and bird park are located in Kalaniya. The bird park is relatively small but the aquarium has large variates of fish. This attraction suit for both kids and adults.

Direction for Water World:
Address: 95, Biyagama Road, Bollegala, Kelaniya
If you are coming from Kaduwela side, pass the Junction and the bridge. Once you travel few km, you will come to Badarawattha junction, and turn left from there. Water world is located approximately 5km from the junction, on your left hand side. They have small parking place in side, you can park the vehicles by the road side also. More >>