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Going on a trip to Sri Lanka, we are not only looking for beautiful hotels and clean beaches. We want to learn more about the world and better understand ourselves. Therefore, we suggest you familiarize yourself with the traditions and customs in Sri Lanka in order to better understand this beautiful exotic country.
Greetings in Sri Lanka
The traditional greeting in Sri Lanka is a small nod of the head, which is accompanied by folding your hands in a traditional prayer gesture. Usually greeted by older people. Such a greeting is obligatory in temples and monasteries. In everyday life, modern Sri Lankans greet us with the usual handshake. Continue reading
Sri Lanka is still slowly healing from wounds inflicted by the war. Despite this, the country is attractive for its unusual coastline with an incredible number of beaches, cities with ancient history and a suburb with lush greenery.
Due to the fact that the infrastructure of this wonderful emerald island is constantly developing, more and more tourists are coming here to enjoy an unforgettable vacation.
Here are some ideas that will make your holiday in Sri Lanka exciting and unforgettable.
Travel the island by rail
One of the easiest ways to travel around the country – not to mention the fact that it is also the cheapest – Sri Lanka railway connection.
This path runs through the picturesque landscapes of the country, from unusual tea gardens and monumental rice fields to the famous coastline. Maximum aesthetic pleasure can be obtained by following three routes: from Colombo to Kandy, from Kandy to Ella’s tea estates and from Colombo to Galle. Continue reading
The true monuments of antiquity in Mexico are the pyramids. There are many of them in the country, but only a few are available for viewing. Many pyramids are buried under the cultural layer and covered with dense tropical vegetation, so that they are simply green hills. Most of the pyramids are multi-layered structures: the oldest is inside, and above it there are several later superstructures and facings.
The most famous and probably the most ancient are the pyramids of Teotihuacan, not far from Mexico City. Teotihuacan (translated as “a place where people communicate with the gods”) is the oldest and most mysterious of all the open cities of pre-classical America.
In the days of Ancient Rome, it totaled 200 thousand inhabitants. By the end of the first millennium AD, the city was empty, its temples and houses were destroyed. The two largest pyramids have been preserved – the pyramid of the Sun and the pyramid of the Moon, as well as the temple of the most popular of the Mexican gods – Quetzalcoatl, personifying a good and bright beginning. Continue reading