Sri Lanka, formerly known as Ceylon, is an island country in the Indian Ocean, south of India. It has more than 3,500 years of continuous written history by means of the Mahawansha and it features in ancient Indian texts. Sri Lanka is one of the world’s largest tea exporters and is also the home of cinnamon. Sri_Lanka
Image accompanying a nineteenth century traveller's tale of his experiences of the then Ceylon, the modern Sri Lanka
From “Eight Years’ Wanderings in Ceylon”
Samuel White Baker   It was in the year 1845 that the spirit of wandering allured me toward Ceylon: little did I imagine at that time that I should eventually...