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Pledge Holidays – Social Update – October 16, 2017 at 03:03PM

LOVE SRI LANKA’S MARINE CUISINE? TRY THESE OUTSTANDING INTERNATIONAL RECIPES FOR DELICIOUS SEAFOOD!

As seafood lovers the world over flock to Sri Lanka for our fantastic marine cuisine, Guardian UK goes bonkers with a four-part 20 best seafood recipes feature.

Our favourite is Vivek Singh’s king prawns in coconut curry sauce (pictured). He writes: “Chingri malai curry is one of the all-time favourite Bengali dishes, reserved for very special guests, big celebratory dinners, weddings and so on.”

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#SriLanka #Seafood #KingPrawns #GuardianUK
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Pledge Holidays – Social Update – October 16, 2017 at 12:26PM

SRI LANKA’S FIRST HOUSEBOAT: STAY IN A LUXURY FLOATING HOTEL ON THE TRANQUIL BENTOTA RIVER

A five-star floating hotel on the scenic Bentota River in southern Sri Lanka is hailed by the Daily Star UK newspaper as the perfect start to a memorable holiday.

Yathra by Jetwing is a old converted rice barge kitted out with a plush double bed, small lounge and an bathroom featuring a tub with views across the river.

Writes Laura Mitchell: “A table and chairs sits at the bow of the boat offering a perfect spot for on-board meals and the top deck has been transformed into a sunbathing terrace with comfy sofas and sun beds.”

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#SriLanka #YathraJetwing #Bentota #DailyStar
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Pledge Holidays – Social Update – October 16, 2017 at 11:33AM

AMAZING URBAN WETLAND HELPS PRESERVE AND NURTURE SRI LANKA’S ABUNDANT BIODIVERSITY

The Diyasaru Wetland Park in Sri Lanka’s capital Colombo is being hailed as a major development for preserving and nurturing the island’s abundant biodiversity.

Mirror Life reports that the 60 acres of wetland tucked away behind the parliament complex in Sri Jaywardenapura Kotte is intended to encourage us all to respect our varied ecosystems.

It also “provides relief for flood-stress, the stress of carbon dioxide emission to the environment, and finally to de-stress all individuals who enter the park”.

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#SriLanka #DiyasaruWetlandPark #Biodiversity
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Pledge Holidays – Social Update – October 13, 2017 at 11:04AM

WHY SRI LANKA IS PARADISE FOR TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHERS—PICTURES THAT LIFETIME MEMORIES ARE MADE OF

Sri Lanka is not just a Paradise for travellers, it is creates heaven-sent chances for the kind of photography that makes real lifetime memories.

AFAR is a travel multi-platform “that inspires and guides those who travel the world to connect with its people, experience their cultures, and understand their perspectives”.

It’s latest post highlights the amazing photo opportunities in Sri Lanka by taking a closer look at how veteran travel snapper Carley Rudd was “completely swept her off her feet”.

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#SriLanka #Photography #AFAR
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Pledge Holidays – Social Update – October 12, 2017 at 11:34AM

SHILPA ABHIMANI EXHIBITION OF SRI LANKA CRAFTSPEOPLE LAUDED BY WORLD CRAFTS COUNCIL

The World Crafts Council has lauded the Lankan crafts sector after the great success of this year’s Shilpa Abhimani, the annual exhibition of all that’s best in Sri Lanka’s traditional craft industries.

Said Ghada Hijjawi Qaddumi, president of the World Crafts Council-Asia Pacific Region: “We are proud of have an influential and effective member organisation like Sri Lanka’s National Crafts Council that embraces and promotes the mission of World Crafts Council.”

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#SriLanka #Crafts #ShilpaAbhimani #WCC
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