With its natural beauty, its culture, heritage, and bio-diversity, Sri Lanka is a popular and well-known destination for travellers. This pictorial tribute reveals the country's rich beauty, and the intensity of feeling it inspires in its visitors - from the ancient architectural ruins of the cities of Anuradhapura and Polonnaruwa to sandy expanses south of Columbo to its vibrant and exotic flora and fauna.
Gehan de Silva Wijeyeratne is the author of numerous books and articles on Sri Lanka and its flora and fauna, including the best-selling New Holland title Photographic Guide to the Birds of Sri Lanka. He writes a page for and has written the Lanka Monthly Digest (LMD) and Serendipity, two of the leading monthly business and travel magazines in Sri Lanka. With weekly media appearances, he has emerged as a Sri Lankan celebrity in Wildlife & Tourism. Gehan is the CEO of Jetwing Eco Holidays, and is also a Director of Jetwing Hotels, responsible for developing nature based tourism. He lives in Sri Lanka.