Sri lanka - La Isla Bonita

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Introductory Presentation to Sri Lanka, Presented at the International Day at Instituto Superior Tecnico (IST), Taguspark, Portugal.

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Sri lanka - La Isla Bonita

  1. 1. La isla bonita..La isla bonita.. Pradeeban KathiraveluPradeeban Kathiravelu
  2. 2. Sri LankaSri Lanka The beautiful island..The beautiful island..
  3. 3. ආයෝබෝෝවනආයෝබෝෝවන!
  4. 4. Ayubowan!
  5. 5. வணககம!
  6. 6. Vanakkam! Credits: http://www.zoomsrilanka.com/content/glimpse-of-sri-lanka
  7. 7. Sri Lanka.. Where is it?
  8. 8. 9
  9. 9. Best in Travel - 2013 Ranked No-1, by Lonely Planet!Ranked No-1, by Lonely Planet! ““Cut-price paradise back on the map - Best for: Culture, off theCut-price paradise back on the map - Best for: Culture, off the beaten track, value for money”beaten track, value for money” Battered tragically by the 2004 Boxing Day tsunami and wracked by civil warBattered tragically by the 2004 Boxing Day tsunami and wracked by civil war from 1983 to 2009, many areas of the country have remained off limits tofrom 1983 to 2009, many areas of the country have remained off limits to even the most intrepid traveller. Now the bitter conflict is over, investment iseven the most intrepid traveller. Now the bitter conflict is over, investment is fuelling the tourism industry, and visitor numbers are steadily increasing.fuelling the tourism industry, and visitor numbers are steadily increasing. Prices are affordable, and with low-cost flights from the convenient travelPrices are affordable, and with low-cost flights from the convenient travel hub of Bangkok, Sri Lanka is emerging as one of the planet’s best-valuehub of Bangkok, Sri Lanka is emerging as one of the planet’s best-value destinations.destinations.
  10. 10. 11 We speak,We speak, ** සංහලසංහල (Sinhala)(Sinhala) ** தமிழதமிழ (Tamil)(Tamil) * English* English
  11. 11. 12 Religions * Buddhism* Buddhism * Hinduism* Hinduism * Islam* Islam * Christianity* Christianity
  12. 12. 13 Lively Beaches..
  13. 13. 14 UntouchedUntouched NatureNature
  14. 14. 15 Noisy waterfalls..
  15. 15. 16 Wild life * One of 25 biodiversity hotspots in the world!
  16. 16. 17 Night lifeNight life
  17. 17. 18 Art
  18. 18. 19 Festivals
  19. 19. 20 Plan a summer vacation! * Tropical and warm island.* Tropical and warm island. * Entire island enjoys the sun light all 365 days a* Entire island enjoys the sun light all 365 days a year.year. * Average temperature of the capital remains* Average temperature of the capital remains around 27°c throughout the year.around 27°c throughout the year.
  20. 20. 21 Things to do..
  21. 21. 22 Grab your cup of tea!
  22. 22. 23 Enjoy a Sri Lankan meal Credits: http://awfasianelephantproject.wordpress.com/sri-lanka/Credits: http://awfasianelephantproject.wordpress.com/sri-lanka/
  23. 23. 24 Go for bird watching
  24. 24. 25 Visit the Buddhist Temples..
  25. 25. 26 ..and the Hindu Kovils
  26. 26. 27 Go on a safari
  27. 27. 28 Buy Handicrafts Credits: http://members.virtualtourist.com/m/p/m/1f5c91/Credits: http://members.virtualtourist.com/m/p/m/1f5c91/ Laksala: http://www.laksala.lk/index.php?lang=3Laksala: http://www.laksala.lk/index.php?lang=3
  28. 28. 29 Coral reefs of the south! Credits: http://www.srilankatravel-guide.com/attractions/hikkaduwa-coral-gardens/
  29. 29. 30 සතතය.. நனறி.. Thank you..

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