‘After the Flames’ is the second book I wrote, and the one for which I was totally unprepared.
Sri Lanka On every sensual and intellectual level, Sri Lanka is not just a country to visit but a place to experience.
Sri Lanka is home to many religions, ethnicities and languages.
The Colonials The Portuguese were the first Europeans to visit the island (now named Sri Lanka).
Sri Lanka is a multi-religious country. Of the four major religions in Sri Lanka which the people of this spiritual island embrace, Buddhism predominates.
Rather than measure distance in kilometres, Sri Lankan locals refer to the time it takes to travel from one place to the next.
Sri Lanka’s festivals of culture, colour and meaning Sri Lanka’s multicultural society celebrates a wide variety of festivals, ceremonies and events.
Sri Lankan cuisine is spicy and varied.
The Sri Lanka civil war formally broke out on 23 July 1983 when an armed insurgency was mounted against the government by the separatist militant organisation known as the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE).