Spices found in Sri Lanka

Spices found in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka has always been known for the fabulous number of spices that are grown there and it is one of the reasons that the Portuguese, Dutch and British tried to gain control of it, as spices were worth a king’s ransom. Today the following spices are found growing...
Yala National Park re-opens in October

Yala National Park re-opens in October

Sri Lanka’s Yala National Park is due to re-open early to mid-October after being shut for over a month due to the long drought in that area. Yala has quite a unique topography with lots of scrub trees interspersed with rocky outcrops. It is actually one of the best...
Sri Lanka’s whalewatching season starts in November

Sri Lanka’s whalewatching season starts in November

The whale watching season in Sri Lanka is fast approaching – commencing November and going on until the end of April (outside of this time, the seas are too rough). The boats leave Mirissa on the southern Sri Lankan coast at approx. 7am and will be out for...