Surfing in Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka is an Island surrounded by surf and sand thus it’s no surprise that it abounds with activities such as surfing, jet skiing, snorkelling and whale watching.
DJ Music (EDM) in Sri Lanka
EDM or Electronic Dance Music has grown rapidly in the past 30 years with the concurrent rapid advancement of computers, electronics and electronic music synthesizing software which has enabled electronic music to produce distinct sounds and styles unlike those produced through traditional instruments and the proliferation of new genres and sub genres of EDM.
Sea Turtles seen in Sri Lanka
The Leatherback Turtle, also known as the ‘DaaraKasbawa’ or ‘ThelKasbawa’ in Sinhala, is the largest species of turtle amongst the extant modern species and is unique in its lack of a bony shell. Instead it has tough leathery carapace with several raised longitudinal ridges which run its length.
Dolphin and Whale Watching in Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka is well known for its breath-taking sightings of whales and dolphins. Both species can be spotted at Dondra Point, KalpitiyaamdTrincomalee. However, whales are best seen in the deep waters off Dondra head, which can be accessed via points on the southern coast in Galle, Hikkaduwa, and Mirissa
Hummanaya – The Second Largest Blowhole in the World
Hummanaya which gets its name based on the “huu” sound it makes as pressurised air flows through its airways and chambers, is believed to be the second largest blowhole in the world, constantly putting out sprays of water up to 25-30m (82-98ft) and even over 100ft every so often.
Sharks of Sri Lanka
In the first part of this article we will answer the basic questions on the minds of those who wish to swim, snorkel and surf in Sri Lanka about the sharks in our waters. There are some who will go to the extent of stating that there are no sharks within 5 km of Sri Lanka.