The Essential Grain
The Essential Grain
13th September 2022
The Essential Grain
The skies awaken as darkness turns to light. The morning rays of sun touch the tops and peek through the coconut trees, creating shadows of play. Across the paddy fields, the atmosphere shines golden and bright.The day has begun.Rice is...
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Five Things the Wilderness Has Taught Us
6th September 2022
Five Things the Wilderness Has Taught Us
We strive to imitate the magnificent tranquility that exists in the wilderness every day. As each day goes by, we begin to understand how dependent we are on the environment and space that surrounds us. The wilderness as we see it...
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Discovering Sri Lanka
3rd September 2022
Discovering Sri Lanka
If you’ve seen Sri Lanka in the headlines in recent months, you’re probably aware that the country has been sinking deeper into the worst economic crisis it has ever seen. The capital, Colombo, has seen months of protests due to rising...
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Five Ways to Identify Animal Tracks
19th August 2022
Five Ways to Identify Animal Tracks
A guided nature or bush walk during your stay at Wild Coast Tented Lodge is a signature experience. In the company of a qualified and trained ranger, this is, without a doubt, the most immersive and interesting way to appreciate the...
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Riding the Podi Menike Train from Colombo to Hatton
14th August 2022
Riding the Podi Menike Train from Colombo to Hatton
It’s 4.45am and I could do with some more sleep. However, I am up and about, showered and ready to leave home – destination Colombo Fort. I suppose I need not have woken up that early as it only took me a mere couple of minutes to get...
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Crafting Hands of the South
4th August 2022
Crafting Hands of the South
Deeply connected to Sri Lanka’s ancient history and folklore tales, the art of wooden mask making is a craft that has been passed down generation by generation. Masks are also a distinct element in traditional processions and festivals...
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Tea and Opium: Liquid Jade and the Fruit of the Poppy
1st August 2022
Tea and Opium: Liquid Jade and the Fruit of the Poppy
It is a singular irony that Tea, unarguably the most healthy beverage in the world next to water, should share a common history with Opium, the curse of many societies across the world for several centuries, particularly China; equally...
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Five Reasons to Visit Sri Lanka in 2022
11th July 2022
Five Reasons to Visit Sri Lanka in 2022
Sri Lanka is experiencing a sea change. It is at times like this we believe our strengths and a sense of renewal comes to the fore.Here are five reasons why a traveller should visit our island home now...
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Revitalising Our Oceans
8th June 2022
Revitalising Our Oceans
The ocean and our livelihoods are inextricably linked; more so in our beautiful island home of Sri Lanka.While the impacts of climate change and unsustainable seafood harvesting threaten the livelihoods of local fisherman,Dilmah...
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The Ultimate Long Weekend Guide
2nd June 2022
The Ultimate Long Weekend Guide
After a long and tiresome week, sometimes a weekend getaway is in order. Consider our ultimate long weekend guide when planning yours next! Having new experiences, even if they are over a short period of time, can be highly influential ...
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