This picture of Poonagala hills was taken from Wellawaya. I love Wellawaya because of this scenery.Poonagala hills are famous for its viewing points such as Lipton Seat, Millennium Point and Pilkington’s Point. Also Diyaluma falls form from the streams flowing from these hills.
You will go through this Pinus forest, if you travel from Haputhale to Diyathalawa. Haputhale, Diyathalawa and Bandarawela known for their cool and less humid climates, quite close to temperate zones in the world.This stretch of forest is about 3-4 km. More pictures of this beautiful area is shown here.
This waterfall, known as Surathalee Ella, was seen on the way from Beragala to Balangoda. It is a delightful sight on the A4 road.
Wellawaya is a town in Monaragala District, with access roads to Monaragala, Thissamaharama, Haputhale and Ella. A2 main road, which starts from Colombo, ends at Wellawaya, after passing the entire southern coastal belt. A4 road to Batticaloa also goes pass Wellawaya.It is a beautiful place as you can see the mountains of Haputhale and Ella from there. I posted about ...
I met this unusual guest recently. The photo came from a mobile phone as I was not ready for him. I have seen a few porcupines but this one was quite big. Hope someone can identify the exact specie.
‘Peeli hatha’ means seven springs of water. I saw only one spring of water but the rocky ledge would create seven of them during rainy season. Above place was found about one kilometer from this tree.It was a nice pool of water but I was disappointed to witness this mess in the vicinity.
These amazing trees were captured in Mathugama area. Hope you can identify those peculiar objects hanging from the palms. I have not seen so many 'wadu kurulu' (Baya Weaver) nests in one place. A closer view is shown here. It appeared that this community has lived here for a long period of time as I saw some of the older nests on the ground.
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This guest was found in a friend's garden. He was slow but faster than this guy.
This creature had one of the best camouflage suits I have seen for some time. The photo was taken at the beach near Negombo.
This picture was captured somewhere close to Negombo. A few kilomtres from the main airport of Sri Lanka. Meanwhile, an epic Trail, which was started on the 1st of July has now completed two thirds of its journey. It is a walk
This picture of Alagalla was taken from Kandy side.
This picture was taken from Bahirawa Kanda. 'Bahirawa' is a demonic mythical figure. Some of the folklore related to this mysterious place is detailed out in this link. The enitire Kandy city was visible from this point. More p
This picture was taken somewhere close to Raththota, during my recent hike to Knuckles Range
Above picture was taken from Punchi Lokanthaya or Mini world’s End of Pitawalapathana, Knuckles Range. You get to see a wide range of area from this point and it is one of the best points to view the beauty of Knuckles Range, Sri Lanka’s largest mountain range.More photos are uploaded here.
Have you seen the film, 127 hours? I remembered it while jumping over this vertical crevice with the trapped boulder between the walls of rock.The picture was taken at mini 'Worlds End' of Knuckles Range.
Knuckles Range is the biggest mountain range in Sri Lanka. The entire region is covered with thick forest, except a few isolated villages. All you see is mountains and forest cover up to the horizon.The Knuckles Range is part of the Central Highlands of Sri Lanka which is already identified as a World Heritage Site ...
This picture was taken from Lower Ohiya. I had an interesting stay there for few days and managed to find out one of the shortest path to Horton Plains from A4 road via Udaveriya Estate.You can check out more pictures of this journey thro' Anjana’s Blog.To see more scenic images, explore this wonderful site - ...
Above picture was taken while hiking along Thelgamu Oya to reach Sara Ella. Oya is a local name for tributary or Creek. More pictures are stored here.We saw another small waterfall on the way. I think it is known as Punchi or I
This picture of paddy fields were captured from the top of Alagalla.Click the picture to see terraced paddy fields.More interesting photos, taken during the climb are stored here.To see more scenic images, explore this wonderful site - Scenic Sunday.