First Sighting of Rare Whale in New Waters

First Sighting of Rare Whale in New Waters

  Article by  Andrew Howley of National Geographic Society on June 17, 2017 Photo Credits :  Asha de Vos   While more than 125 National Geographic Explorers gathered at Society headquarters in Washington, D.C. this week for the 2017 Explorers Festival, hundreds more...
The Oldest and Grandest of all Buddhist Festivals in Sri Lanka

The Oldest and Grandest of all Buddhist Festivals in Sri Lanka

                                          The month of Esala (July), during which period this annual pageant is usually held, had been considered a month of celebrations and festivity, both among Indians and Sri Lankans. Even from the lifetime of the Buddha in the 6th...
The Paradise Island

The Paradise Island

The Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka an island in South Asia, currently the habitat for 20 million citizens, is situated near South East India. The geographic location of the country and the deep harbors surrounding the island has given importance to the...
Vesak Celebration Tour, In Sri Lanka

Vesak Celebration Tour, In Sri Lanka

Vesak is a Buddhist religious celebration focusing on the Buddha’sbirth, his attainment of Enlightenment, and his passing into Nirvana at the end of his life. During the festival the streets of Colombo come to life with lights – bright lanterns are often hung outside...

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