Saturday, September 10, 2011

Beauty of Sri Lanka



                          Green Bee-eater - Vilpattu National Park

                        A family of Sri Lanka deer - Vilpattu National Park

Lonely, wind battered tree at Reverstan peak - Knuckles mountain range

                                    Bablegrs - Talanama Lake

                               Frescoes - Sigiriya UNESCO World Heritage Site

Leopard cub waiting in the shade for its mother to return - Vilpattu National Park

Light filter through the storm clouds gathered above paddy fields - Mahiyanganaya

A herd of elephants marching towards water - Minneriya National Park

Light filtering through a canopy of trees surrounding "Mapalana Ella" falls, Rathnapura

View of a paddy field with mountains and blue sky in the back-drop, Mahiyanganaya

               A Leopard sitting on a jeep track - Vilpattu National Park

Elderly woman, plucking tea leaves in a low land plantation - Kudawa, Rathnapura

                  Close up of a Pitcher Plant - Sinharaja Rain Forest

                                 Relaxing by the waterfall - Athwelthota

            Early afternoon view of " Buthawa Lake ", Yala National Park

                                             Wild Flowers - Morningside

      Adams Peak falls at the edge of Mausakelle resevior - Maskeliya

                                              Portrait of a water buffalo

                 A flock of Open-Bills flying over a lake at dusk - Minneriya

                        Waterfall "Kolapothana Ella" - Mandaram Nuwara

                           Frescoes - Sigiriya UNESCO World Heritage Site

                                        Laxapana Falls - NortonBridge

                                          Sunset at Galle-face, Colombo

After a rough journey through hills, Mahaweli river calms down in north central plains

A Hill slope prepared for paddy cultivation - Kaikawala, Udadumbara 

                                      Somawathie Stupa, Polonnaruwa

                            Giant Boiler at st.Clair Tea Centre - Thalawakele

An Egeret takes-off from a river bank with the reflection on water

                          A Traditional Farmer Working in a Paddy Field 

                     Mausakelle Reservoir in a Misty Morning - Maskeliya

                                  Sunset at Bolgoda Lake - Moratuwa

             Colourful Rock Formations - Aberdeen Falls , Ginigathhena

Where Best Tea in the World is Produced - A Tea Field at Thalawakele

             Early Morning at Rakwana, a Small Town in Sabaragamuwa

                    Waterfall and the Explorer - Fishing Huts, Maskeliya

         The Three Trees and Twilight - Nonpareil Estate, Balangoda

A Buddhist Monk Meditating - "Ruwanmali Stupa", Anuradhapura

                  Hath-Mahal Ella ( Seven Story Falls ) - Deniyaya

    Mist covered Bambarakanda Falls , heights waterfall in Sri Lanka

                         Tranquility of early morning at Horton Plains 

                     Life at its own pace ? A villager seen at Kandala tank

             Quite and peaceful morning at MahaEliya (Horton Plains) 

         Dawn at Attala-Mettuwa (Corbett's Gap) - Dumbara (Knuckles)          

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