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Must-Do Experiences when Travelling around Sri Lanka

Everyone who’s been and those who still long to go, will agree that Sri Lanka is one of the most interesting places to travel around. History and culture can often be boring on paper, but witnessing thousands of years of it through your own eyes and experiences (and not the museum type…), is something unforgettable, especially in a country with such a long story. The country recently saw an end to 30 years of civil war and the people you meet will not have forgotten that, nor the devastating tsunami of 2004. More intriguingly witnessed in buildings and on roads, about 400 years ago, the Portuguese, then Dutch, then British colonised this country – and every bit of that will be obvious on your journey around this place. I learnt so much here, including the inspiring story of tea maker Lipton who was an impressive self-made multi-millionaire and businessman known for his strengths in marketing! There’s so much to tell about my journey around this fascinating country, but here are some of the best highlights: Eating local rotthu at …