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Colombo

Ambassador Villa, Galle, Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka

The hidden jewels of Sri Lanka

Belinda Jackson Elegant villas dot Sri Lanka's jungle and coast, writes Belinda Jackson.

Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka: After the war is over

Galle Face Green Promenade, Colombo Sri Lanka.

Anthony Dennis Colombo is charming new generations of Asian travellers, writes Anthony Dennis.

Sri Lanka

Twenty reasons to visit Colombo

Sri Lankan traditional dancers perform during the annual pageant of the historic gangaramaya temple Buddhist Temple in Colombo on February 17, 2011. The pageant is held the night before the full moon day in February. Dozens of colourful traditional dancers, drummers, whip crackers, fire eaters, musicians and devotees take part in the pagaent that parades through the main streets of Colombo. AFP PHOTO/Ishara S. KODIKARA shd travel november 3 colombo 20 reasons to visit colombo - text by belinda jackson

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

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.

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