the jewel at the southern tip of the Indian subcontinent.
More than 1500 km of palm fringed coastline baked to perfection at sea level, a tea-producing region perched more than a mile above with mist-shrouded green fields, dotted with waterfalls and lush flowers. Now add lots of lots of mighty elephants and friendly and hospitable people – you have the ingredients that make up Sri Lanka.
An area of only 65,610 sq km (25,332 sq miles ) with eight UNESCO World Heritage Sites, 2500 years of culture and documented history.
Decisions of what to visit are hard to make:
- Beautiful temples celebrating numerous festivals,
- Ruins of ancient monasteries and temples in the jungle,
- Nature trails or safari tours in the national parks,
- The ancient cities of Anuradhapura, Polonnaruwa and Digamadulla to come face to face with history,
- The spice gardens, where the aromas of cinnamons, pepper, cardamom, nutmeg and mace overwhelm the senses,
- Tea plantations in the misty mountains,
- Just relax and surf on one of those perfect beaches.
Information about the Album ...
Title: SRI LANKA
Photographer: Deniz Bensason
Width: 32 cm
Height: 24 cm
Number of Pages: 163
Cover: Hard cover.
Additional Information: Printed on high quality gloss paper.
Laminated in matt silk to maintain maximum protection for the album.
Design & Layout: Nili Glick Studio.
An island of tea fields, nature and beaches, surrounded by fishermen and fish markets - as the religion a strong influence of Hindu and Buddhism; with common puja festivities; temples decorated with flowers.
Excerpts from the Sri-Lanka Album
Pages 2-3: Isolated House In Danbula
Pages 18-19: Views of The Lake In Kandy
Page 28: Smiling Elderly Woman
Page 29: School-children at sport
Page 32 Poor People
Page 33: Street view
Page 36: Working the Tea Fields
Page 37: On the Path
Pages 48 - 49: Fishing Boats
Page 50: Fisherman with nets
Page 51: Fishermen in boats
Page 56: Golden Buddha Temple
Page 57: The Golden Buddha
Page 64: Buddhist Light Offering Prayer
Page 65: “Offering Lamps can dispel all darknesses.”
Page 68: Puja Ceremony an expressions devotion
Page 69: The Puja Ceremony in the Temple
Pages 130 - 131: The third offering in Buddhism is the offering of flowers