Lakegala This is a super destination for hikers. Lakegala is situated in Knuckles Mountain Range close to a very remote village called Meemure. The above picture was taken from that village. As per the legend, Ravana, a mythological king of Sri Lanka used this mountain as a landing strip for his aircraft.Once I tried this with a bunch of friends but ...

Lakegala This is a super destination for hikers. Lakegala is situated in Knuckles Mountain Range close to a very remote village called Meemure. The above picture was taken from that village. As per the legend, Ravana, a mythical king of Sri Lanka used this mountain as a landing strip for his aircraft.Once I tried this with a bunch of friends but ...

Norochcholai This photo was taken near Norochcholai close to Puttalam Town (Pass Mundal Lagoon) Norochcholai is a fishing village. Also this area is close to famous dolphin watching sea area around Kalpitiya. Norochcholai is just three hour drive from Colombo.

Norochcholai This photo was taken near Norochcholai close to Puttalam Town (Pass Mundal Lagoon) Norochcholai is a fishing village. Also this area is close to Kalpitiya which is famous for dolphin and whale watching. Norochcholai is just three hour drive from Colombo.

Poonagala 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.

Poonagala 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.

Towards Diyathalawa 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.

Towards Diyathalawa I went thru' this forest, while travelling from Haputhale to Diyathalawa. Haputhale, Diyathalawa and Bandarawela known for 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.

Wellawaya Wellawaya is a town in Monaragala District, with access roads to Arugam Bay, 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 ...

Wellawaya 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 ...

More Unusual Guests 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.

More Unusual Guests 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.The specie was identified as Indian Crested Porcupine (Hystrix indica), thanks to Bushana.

Peeli Hatha ‘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.

Peeli Hatha ‘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.

Trees of Life 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.

Trees of Life 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.

Hi All,I gave a bit of aesthetic touch to my blog after a long time.The design idea for the slideshow is from bloggertipandtrick.netLet me know how it looks from different browsers. So far no issues with Internet Explorer and FirefoxIn addition try the 'Gallery' link in the menu bar to enjoy new features of Google Blogger!

Hi All,I gave a bit of aesthetic touch to my blog after a long time.The design idea for the slideshow is from www.bloggertipandtrick.netLet me know how it looks from different browsers. So far no issues with Internet Explorer and Firefox

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