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Secrets of Sri Lanka: Published by Philippine Panorama Sunday Magazine Manila Bulletin – June 26, 2016

Sri Lanka, a pear-shaped island, its capital Colombo located at its southern tip jutting into the Indian Ocean. Sri Lanka, formerly Ceylon – through it’s still Ceylonese rather than Sri Lankan tea – is hot and and humid (temperatures ranging from 24 to 33 degrees Celsius on average), with sandy beaches along its coastal plain, primarily an agriculture-based economy where nearly half of the people are farmers and half of the country is forest or open woodland, and much like the Philippines experiences tropical monsoon weather.

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