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Colombo – A Cultural, Vibrant City

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Colombo, the largest city in Sri Lanka, is a beautiful but not very well known city that is as cultural as it is vibrant. With a population of over five million, there is a hustle and bustle at all hours of the day. There are manmade architectural structures for one to look at, there are natural sites to behold, and there are festivals and event to enjoy at any time of year. Colombo is a city full of active residents who are willing to help a visitor navigate the many pleasures of the area. There are all kinds of resources for those who are traveling with family, alone, for business, or just to get away from it all.

One of the most famous land marks and sites to see in Colombo is the Beira Lake. On this lake, there is a chance that visitors can see the many boat races that are hosted in its waters. The banks of the lake is also used as a theater of any kind, from comedy to tragedy. The lake has been around as long as the city has, and it has always been a favorite. Colonists used it for defense of the city in the past.

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New listed World Heritage site

The 34 session of the World Heritage Committee meeting in Brasilia since 25 July has decided to include 5 new natural site into their newly revised World Heritage List. For those nature and wilderness lover, you might consider to see the world beautiful natural site.

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The new natural sites are:

  • China Danxia (China)

When you mention China Danxia(red rays of the sun), it is refer to a series of distinctive petrographic gromorphology that is in China. Another unique characteristic is the colour; red colour ” Red Stone Park of China”.

China Danxia consist of 6 mountains: Mountain Langshan and Mountain Wanfoshan (Hunan Province), Mountain Danxiashan (Guandong Province),Taining and Guanzhoushan(Fujian Province), Mountain Longhushan and Guifeng (Jaingxi Province),Mountain Chishui (Guizhou Province),Fangyan and Mountain Jianglangshan(Zhejiang Province).

Danxia Mountain is well known is China for many years. In fact, it has been selected since 1988 as National Scenic Spot, National Natural Protection Zone for Geology and Geomorphology in China, AAAA level National Tourist spot,National Geological Park of China and in 2010, China Danxia is chosen by UNESCO to be included in the World Heritage List.

China Danxia is located in Renhua Country, Shaoguan City of Guangdong Province. Till these day, although there are a lot of places in the world which has the same landform as Danxia, Danxia Mountain has the most magnificent scenery,rare,wild,unique character and is one of the richest landform in the world.

The Danxia Mountain is covered by tranquil, green, lust forest for all the days in a year, surrounded with Jinjiang river which the water flow like wine flew out of the forest. In China Danxia, you can view the incredible wonder of different unique shape of mountains (castle,pagodas etc),unique caves, nature build bridges in different sizes, beautiful valleys, cliffs, masterpiece stones

  • Pitons, Cirques and Remparts of Reunion Island (France)

Reunion Island is located in the south west of Indian Ocean with Mauritius as the closest neighbours (200 km) and Madagascar (800 km). This Reunion Island still has the presence of one of the critical stages of the Earth History, which are the Pitons, Cirque and Rempart of Reunion Island.

The Reunion is more than 3 millions years old, but currently occupy by human for just lesser than 4 centuries. Reunion is an island in France with mixed races; Africa, France and India. Reunion Island is an island not only full of richness of the remaining of Earth History, but also is a home of many species of threatened flora and fauna. 

Travelling in Reunion Island, you can view one of the most accessible active volcanoes in the world; Piton de la Fournaise, and the spectacular canyon of the Riviere des Remparts and the famous the Cirque de Salazie, the Cirque de Cilaos and the Cirque de Mafate.

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Get ready for the Cricket World Cup 2011

Get ready for the Cricket World Cup 2011

Many people from all over the globe, get ready for the Cricket World Cup 2011, the most recent collection of Pavilions of Sri Lanka is making researches for its cricketing visitors at Serene Pavilions, by, throughout and after the Test Series.

Only 4 months since starting this impressive lavishness boutique hotel has already enjoyed the corporation of two well known cricketers as visitors, the legendary Geoff Cook, Coach for County Durham Cricket team and Kumar Sangakarra, Sri Lankas charismatic cricket leader.

Cricket is as well towering on the agenda with the hotels Chairman, British capitalist and Chairman of County Durham Cricket Board, Clive W. Leach CBE, who is also an associate of the ECB Cricket Committee as well as the Deputy Chairman  andChief Executive, Anura Lokuhetty, both of whom are passionate cricket admirers.

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