Category: Guest Contributors

INSIDE SRI LANKA A – monthly insider’s report by Royston Ellis

Colombo’s Bouqinistes Paris may be famous for its bouquinistes, stalls selling second hand and antiquarian books lining the banks of the River Seine, but Colombo also has them. They don’t line the banks of the Beira Lake and tourists seldom find them but they are invaluable for the traveller. These wayside booksellers are to be… Read More »

November dawns on Kalametiya Bird Sanctuary

By- Beckie Johnson [Beckie Johnson, our guest contributor, owns Taragala Place, on Kalamatiya bird sanctuary] The seasonal rains have been late coming this year at Kalametiya bird sanctuary Click Here , so the lagoon has not swelled and filled up as in previous years. However, I wait with baited breath. As soon as the waters… Read More »