If you are a travel enthusiasts who love to explore new cultures, Ceylon is a great choice. Not only it’s a tiny island in the Indian ocean with breath taking natural beauty, but also it has a rich and a vivid culture dating back to the time where kings ruled this land. It truly is a land like no other, where people belonging to different religions and nationalities live in harmony. This harmony has helped create a unique Ceylon culture in which all the different aspects of these different religious and national groups are interconnected. So much so that there are only very subtle dividing lines between each group regarding clothes and food. In fact some Ceylon people celebrate each other’s cultural or religious events just for the sake of harmony and also fun. For example some Buddhist kids decorate Christmas trees at their homes and leave food out for Santa while Christian kids give dansal (free food / drink stalls by the road side) during wesak and poson festivals.
10 FACTS YOU DIDN'T KNOW ABOUT WHALES AND DOLPHINS. 1) 10 Facts you need to know about blue whales and dolphins 2) You've seen them coming out of water every now and then with a splash of water. They come out to breath! 3) Baby Blue Whale Weights 8 Tons and 25 Feet in Length. Baby Dolphin Weights 35 Pounds and 3-4 feet in length. 4) Whales and Dolphins have horizontal tail fins which makes them different from other fish biologically. 5) It's widely believed that both dolphins and blue whales once lived in land and then moved into sea due to their body weight. 6) Blue whales are the largest animals on earth and the largest blue whale lives in the southern coast of Sri Lanka. 7) Ceylon's largest blue whale's tongue alone should weight more than an elephant and it's heart should be in size of a car. 8) Not only the largest blue whale but also world's largest blue whale colony is located there in Mirissa coast. 9) Blue whales move from South Pole to North Pole to find food. But for an unknown reason, not the ones in Ceylon. 10) World's largest blue whale colony is in Mirissa - Sri Lanka. Up to 1000 Dolphins can be seen at once in Kalpitiya - Sri Lanka Bonus ) If you want to see both Blue Whales, Sperm Whales and Dolphins at one place, Trincomalee - Sri Lanka should be the ideal fit. Please share among your friends. Like our page and follow us to get more updates like this.
1) Evidence of human species's presense inside the caves since 123,000 BC 2) Many entry points to the caves throughout the island 3) Inerconnected underground tunnels last many miles 4) There are sources of ancient text describing how this was built 5) Palace built on top of a monolith with underneath an architectural city 6) Structures of the flying sources were documented in Ancient times 7) There are places named as 'Wariyapola', 'Thotupola'... (Meaning Airport) 8) Locals believe that the panathi panasha is a map of the universe which functioned as a star gate 9) Nalanda Gedige was built on the least down to be placed on earth 10) Gardens with ayurvedic plants been developed on purpose
You may not be familier with the term Ceylon Tea. Possibly because you've never heard of Ceylon. The formal name of Sri Lanka until 1972. Tea production in Sri Lanka is impressive and is responsible for over 1.5 billion dollars of global tea sales. The excellent terrain and temperature of Sri Lanka make it an ideal location to grow this tea and it comes in three varieties. Black, Green and White. You can find Ceylon Tea all over the world but many people will simply mistake it for regula old black tea. Black Ceylon Tea is the most common form and has a mild flavor that is reminiscent of citrus fruits. Green Ceylon Tea has a more pungent nutty flavour than it's black counterpart and has the highest level of antioxidants since these tea leave are unfermented.
If you live in Europe or North America, you probably know this spice under the name cinnamon. But that's not right. It's a pretty common mistake because cassia has been sold under the name cinnamon since the begining of time. You can even find it under these different names. There's a good chance that you never seen it before. And that's because you don't find it easily in the supermarkets or in grocery stores. Most of the cinnamon that you're gonna find in your supermarket is gonna be cassia. Latin America actually is the biggest consumer of cinnamon. Mexico loves it so much that it's importing half of the world's production. Scientific name of Ceylon Cinnamon is Cinnamon Zeylanicum.