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Colombo

Colour play: Gangaramaya Temple?s annual pageant.

Sri Lanka

Twenty reasons to visit Colombo

Belinda Jackson Exotic food, ancient traditions, seaside fun and cricket are part of the Sri Lankan capital's colour and movement.

Sri Lanka

At peace in a concrete jungle

Sri lanka

While searching for Sri Lanka's lost kingdoms, Margaret Turton finds five-star digs hidden among the treetops.

Sri Lanka

Tea and sympathy

Seats of power ... the reclining Buddha in Polonnaruwa, in the Cultural Triangle.

Helen Anderson finds a road trip in the tear-shaped island is marked by serendipity.

Sri Lanka

Peace of renewal

Leisa Tyler discovers azure water, tea gardens and a rock fortress during a drive around an island in recovery.

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