View of Colombo City and Beira Lake
Did you know that Sri Lanka conveniently sits on the middle of tectonic plate. Hence the country does not experience earth quakes and volcanic activities.
Panorama of Colombo
Did you know that Sri Lanka is the first country in the world to have a woman as a democratically elected head of state.
City center of Colombo, capital of Sri Lanka
Did you know that Sri Lanka’s Ceylon tea is world famous, but in the 1860s was the world’s biggest coffee producer. Only after a deadly disease stuck the coffee plantations did the British colonists convert them to tea.
Panorama view to Lake Beira and center of Colombo.
Did you know that the 160-acre Lake Beira is in the center Colombo. During the Portuguese, Dutch and British colonial eras, Lake Beira was used to transport goods within the city and surrounding towns through many intricate canals.
Morning summer haze. Panorama of Colombo
Did you know that the entire island generally has humidity levels between 60 and 90% year-round, with the higher levels during the two long monsoonal rainy seasons (May to October and December to March).
In harmony with nature
Did you know that the tropical climate and exotic landscape of the paradise isle of Sri Lanka makes it a true haven for bird lovers who arrive from all over the world. Sri Lanka is home to more than 400 bird species with around 23 endemics and 200 migratory birds arriving from India, Siberia, Scandinavia and Western Europe.
Following your heart...
Did you know that the main religions of Sri Lanka are Buddhism and Hinduism which both have large influences on political, cultural, and social life.
Colombo in now days
Did you know that the island of Sri Lanka appears to have been inhabited since at least 34,000 years before the present. Archaeological evidence suggests that agriculture began as early as 15,000 BCE, perhaps reaching the island along with the ancestors of the aboriginal Veddah people.
Following your own way... (Colombo, Sri Lamka)
DId you know that Sri Lanka is a multi-religious society. Though Buddhism (about 70%) is the major religion, other religions such as Hinduism, Christianity and Islam are also followed.
Monsoon time in Sri Lanka
Did you know that there are four major rainy seasons in Sri Lanka;
•North-East monsoon from December to February
•South-West monsoon from May to September
•First inter-monsoon from March to April
•Second inter-monsoon from October to November.
Monsoon time is not very convenient and comfortable time to travel, but extremely picturesque and colorful with dark heavy clouds and amazing lights and thunderstorms.
Colombo - panoramic view
Did you know that Colombo is the largest city of the island country of Sri Lanka in the northern Indian Ocean off the southern Coast of India. Sri Lanka was formerly known as Ceylon until 1972.
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