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#376: Being attacked by a gray langur monkey of the King Hanuman

#376: Being attacked by a gray langur monkey of the King Hanuman

Nico August 29, 2020 0

Idea #376 – Observing the langur of Hanuman in Sri Lanka Semnopithèque Entelle (Semnopithecus entellus), more known under the name of Entelle or of Langur, is a primate who lives in the Indian area.

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#413 : Observing the crocos of Swanps in Yala

#413 : Observing the crocos of Swanps in Yala

Nico August 27, 2020 0

Idea #413 – Observing the crocodiles in Yala Crocodylus palustris, the “Crocodile of Swamps”, is a sort(species) of Crocodilia living in Iran, in Pakistan, in India, in Nepal, in Bangladesh and in Sri Lanka.

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#417 : Observing the giant lizards of Sri Lanka

#417 : Observing the giant lizards of Sri Lanka

Nico August 21, 2020 0

Idea #417 – Observing the saurians of Yala The Malay Varanus (Varanus salvator) is a species of saurians of the family of Varanidae. It is sometimes called Varanus to two strips. The Malay Varanus

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#378 : Following the Jackals’ track

#378 : Following the Jackals’ track

Nico August 7, 2020 0

Idea #378 – Observing Jackals in Sri Lanka Jackals are blood relatives of the dog and the wolf. They populate the woody regions of Africa and Asia. As much hunters as necrophages vultures, they

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#372: Discovering the sacred city of Anuradhapura

#372: Discovering the sacred city of Anuradhapura

Nico June 19, 2020 0

Idea #372 – Exploring the ancient and sacred capital of Anuradhapura in Sri Lanka The city appears towards 550 BC, and takes the name of his governor, Anuradha, Secretary of Indian king Vijaya who

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#373: Discovering the Sri Lankan Cooking

#373: Discovering the Sri Lankan Cooking

Nico June 3, 2020 0

Idea #373 – Discovering the Sri Lankan Cooking As its Pakistani and Indian neighbours, the Sri Lancan cooking uses rice as the basic ingredient and curry as the main spice a lot. It distinguishes

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#398 : Observing Buffaloes of Swamps in Sri Lanka

#398 : Observing Buffaloes of Swamps in Sri Lanka

Nico May 10, 2020 0

Idea #398 – Observing the Sri Lankan Buffaloes of Swamps The domestic buffalo is also known in French under the names of buffalo of Asia, buffalo of swamps (B. b. bubalis) and buffalo of

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#412 : Visiting the elephant orphanage center in Udawalawe

#412 : Visiting the elephant orphanage center in Udawalawe

Nico April 1, 2020 0

Idée #412 – Visiting the elephant orphanage center in Udawalawe In Sri Lanka, thousands of elephants, subspecies of the Indian elephant and thus smaller than those of Africa, live in the national parks. Created

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#370: Discovering one of the oldest shrines in Sri Lanka

#370: Discovering one of the oldest shrines in Sri Lanka

Nico March 21, 2020 0

Idée #370 – Visiting the Golden Temple of Dambulla in Sri Lanka The city of Dambulla is built around a wide granite rock which contains an important complex of caves, Raja Maha Vihara, dating

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#384 : Studying the production of Ceylon Tea

#384 : Studying the production of Ceylon Tea

Nico February 18, 2020 0

Idée #384 – Visiting the tea fields in Ceylon Sri Lanka, first world tea exporter and the fourth world producer, exports almost all of his productions, that is 95 % of 300 000 tons

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# 375: Meeting the macaques of Ceylon

# 375: Meeting the macaques of Ceylon

Nico February 4, 2020 0

Idea # 375 – Observing a unique species of macaques in Sri Lanka The crowned macaque (Macaca sinica) is a species of macaque which lives only on the island of Sri Lanka in the

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#383 : Visiting the old portuguese city of Galle in Sri Lanka

#383 : Visiting the old portuguese city of Galle in Sri Lanka

Nico January 26, 2020 0

Idée #383 – Visiting the old city of Galle Galle is a city situated on the southwest point of Sri Lanka, in 119 km from Colombo. Before the arrival of the Portuguese, the city

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#382 : Observing the sri lankan wildlife

#382 : Observing the sri lankan wildlife

Nico January 15, 2020 0

Idea #382 – Observing the Sri Lankan wildlife The national park of Uda Walawe is in the South of Sri Lanka, in approximately 190 kilometers from Colombo, between the national parks of Hortons Plain

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#381 : Observing the elephants of Sri Lanka

#381 : Observing the elephants of Sri Lanka

Nico September 22, 2019 0

Idea #381 – Observing the elephants of Sri Lanka The elephant of Sri Lanka (Elephas maximus maximus) is a member of an under species of Indian elephants. These elephants are smaller than their African

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#379: Return to the Sacred Scriptures of Buddhism at Aluvihara

#379: Return to the Sacred Scriptures of Buddhism at Aluvihara

Nico September 18, 2019 0

Idea #379 – Visiting the monastery of Aluvihara in Sri Lanka The monastery of Aluvihara sits right next to the main Kandy–Dambulla highway. Despite its modest size, Aluvihara is of great significance in the

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