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Sri lanka

2014-01-08 - 2014-01-125 Episodes
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Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka has seduced travellers for centuries. Marco Polo described it as the finest island of its size in the world, while successive waves of Indian, Arab and European traders and adventurers flocked to its palm-fringed shores, attracted by reports of rare spices, precious stones and magnificent elephants. Poised just above the Equator amid the balmy waters of the Indian Ocean, the island’s legendary reputation for natural beauty and plenty has inspired an almost magical regard even in those who have never visited the place. Romantically inclined geographers, poring over maps of the island, compared its outline to a teardrop falling from the tip of India or to the shape of a pearl (the less impressionable Dutch likened it to a leg of ham), while even the name given to the island by early Arab traders – Serendib – gave rise to the English word “serendipity”.

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Day 12014/01/08

Colombo | කොළඹ | கொழும்பு Western Province, Sri Lanka

コロンボ(Colombo | කොළඹ | கொழும்பு)(Western Province, スリランカ)|Sri lanka(Dominikさん)

Beetle, under protection on Sri Lanka.
There are 501 protected areas in Sri Lanka. The protected areas falls under supervision Department

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Day 22014/01/09

horana road Western Province, Sri Lanka

horana road(Western Province, スリランカ)|Sri lanka(Dominikさん)

Bus ride down Galle Road in Colombo

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Day 32014/01/10

Kanine`s Place Western Province, Sri Lanka

Kanine`s Place(Western Province, スリランカ)|Sri lanka(Dominikさん)

Sri Lanka is crawling with monitor lizards! Huge water monitors

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Day 42014/01/11

Matara Western Province, Sri Lanka

Matara(Western Province, スリランカ)|Sri lanka(Dominikさん)

For 30 kilometers along Sri Lanka’s southern coast, between the towns of Unawatuna and Weligama, fishermen such as Sunil Nishanti sit motionless on wooden stilts a few dozen meters from the shoreline.

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Day 52014/01/12

Pinawala Rajapola Vidayala Western Province, Sri Lanka

Pinawala Rajapola Vidayala(Western Province, スリランカ)|Sri lanka(Dominikさん)

Young elephant.
The Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage was first established by the Sri Lankan Department of Wildlife Conservation in 1975 for feeding and providing care

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