For hundreds of years the statues and the cave paintings of Dambulla have survived, carefully looked after by the devoted. So who created who?
This ancient Sri Lankan capital was the ultimate blend of civics and religion in a beautiful natural setting. What’s the best way to approach a visit?
While exploring the fish markets near the Sri Lankan beach of Negombo, I meet Raja. I don’t ask for a tour but I get one – and it turns out to be perfect.
The enormous rock on which an ancient king built his fortress is impressive – but why was this leader so scared he had to hide himself up here?
Every year a very special event occurs in the wilds of Sri Lanka. Hundreds of elephants come together to feed, socialise and raise their babies.