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ISBN-13: 9783886182299
Publisher: Nelles Verlag
Publication date: 09/01/2001
Edition description: Revised
Pages: 254
Product dimensions: 5.04(w) x 7.72(h) x 0.66(d)

Table of Contents

Imprint/Map Legend2
Map List6
Country and People
The Geography of Sri Lanka13
History21
One Country, Four Religions37
Traveling in Sri Lanka
Colombo and the Central West Coast
Colombo49
Galle Road55
Kotte56
Sitavaka58
Kelaniya59
Negombo62
Dambadeniya66
Guidepost: Hotels, Restaurants, Sights69
The Southwest Coast
Kalutara75
Beruwala77
Bentota78
Ambalangoda81
Hikkaduwa84
Galle85
Guidepost: Hotels, Restaurants, Sights87
The South
Unawatuna93
Weligama93
Matara94
Dondra96
Tangalla97
Guidepost: Hotels, Restaurants, Sights99
The Southeast
Hambantota103
Bundala and Kirinda105
Yala National Park106
Tissamaharama109
Kataragama110
Guidepost: Hotels, Restaurants, Sights113
Land of Precious Stones
Ratnapura117
Sinharaja Forest118
Uda Walawe120
Samanalawewa121
Guidepost: Hotels, Restaurants, Sights123
Hill Country
Adam's Peak128
Horton Plains130
Nuwara Eliya133
Kotmale136
Badulla137
Guidepost: Hotels, Restaurants, Sights140
The East
Buttala145
Lahugala147
Pottuvil/Arugam Bay148
Gal Oya150
Batticaloa151
Trincomalee153
Guidepost: Hotels, Restaurants, Sights156
The Tamil North
Vavuniya/Padawiya161
Kokkilai/Chundikkulam162
Mantota163
Mannar164
Jaffna Peninsula165
Jaffna167
Guidepost: Hotels, Restaurants, Sights169
Rajarata
Rajarata/Mihintale173
Anuradhapura178
Aukana190
Sigiriya193
Dambulla195
Polonnaruwa197
Guidepost: Hotels, Restaurants, Sights204
Kandy
The Kingdom of Kandy209
The Mahaweli Ganga210
Kurunegala/Matale213
From Colombo to Kandy214
Kandy216
Guidepost: Hotels, Restaurants, Sights222
Features
Tea for the World228
Cinnamon and Cardamom232
Curry, Curries, Coconut234
Marriage Proposals235
Guidelines
Metric Conversion238
Travel Preparations238
Getting There and Away238
Money238
Health Precautions239
Climate/When to Go239
Clothing/What to Pack239
Sri Lanka in Statistics240
Traveling to Ski Lanka240
By Plane240
By Boat241
Traveling in Sri Lanka241
By Plane/By Train/By Bus241
By Three-Wheeler Taxi/By Taxi242
By Rental Car or Motorcycle242
Traffic/Cycling242
Restricted Areas242
Practical Tips from A to Z242
Accommodation242
Activities/Admission Fees243
Alcohol243
Ayurveda/Begging244
Business Hours244
Drinking/Eating244
Electricity/Emergencies245
Etiquette245
Festivals, Holidays, Pilgrimages245
Photography246
Shopping246
Telephones, Internet246
Theft246
Tipping/Touts246
Women Traveling Alone246
Addresses247
Foreign Consulates/Airlines247
Tourist Information/Representatives Overseas247
Glossary247
Authors248
Photographers249
Index250

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