Category: Culture

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Sri Lanka’s spectacular landscapes and cultural heritage featured in the Great Big Story series by CNN

A major tourism promotion collaboration between Sri Lanka and US broadcaster CNN has produced a series of compelling videos showing different aspects of our cultural heritage. Called the Great Big Story, the first spotlights the 80 amazing Caves of the Golden Buddah at Dambulla, which contain many priceless statues and 1,500 paintings and murals.

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Award-winning photographer Aaron Santos tells his story of Sri Lanka with few words but great pictures

Photographer Aaron Joel Santos* says on his blog From Swerve To Shore that “the world is a beautiful place, and I’ve always had an easier time of showing than describing it”. He describes Sri Lanka as “an incredible country, but one that defies easy description, even in its most innocuous and traveler friendly form”.