Sri Lanka Handbook by David StottSri Lanka Handbook by David Stott

Sri Lanka Handbook

byDavid Stott

Paperback | July 7, 2016

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The island of Sri Lanka conjures up images of tea plantations, white-sand beaches backed by coconut palms and statues of reclining Buddhas. Whilst the pearl-shaped isle does offer all these things, the real Sri Lanka is much richer: Footprint's 6th edition Sri Lanka Handbook will help you travel beyond the tourist trail, from Kandy's Temple of the Tooth to the remote, lagoon-fringed shores of the east.
  • Great coverage of the top activities and sights in the country, including whale-watching, ayurveda and snorkelling
  • Loaded with information and suggestions on how to get off the beaten track, from Jaffna's abandoned islands to spotting elephants in the wild national parks
  • Includes comprehensive information on everything from transport and practicalities to history, culture & landscape
  • Plus all the usual accommodation, eating and drinking listings for every budget
  • Full-color planning section to inspire you and help you find the best experiences
From the abundant wildlife and ancient ruins to tea tasting in the cool plantations, Footprint's fully updated 6th edition will help you get to the heart of this incredible island.
South India-born and raised in the vibrant suburbs of Peterborough, writer and photographer David Stott acquired his taste for India in the womb. At the age of 28 he finally discovered the variety and diversity of flavours at which butter chicken had merely hinted and since his first visit he's become an annual visitor to India, steadi...
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Title:Sri Lanka HandbookFormat:PaperbackDimensions:448 pages, 7.02 × 4.53 × 0.98 inPublished:July 7, 2016Publisher:FootprintLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1910120677

ISBN - 13:9781910120675

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Table of Contents

1) Planning your trip 2) Colombo 3) West & Northwest 4) The South 5) Kandy & the Highlands 6) Ancient Cities 7) The East 8) Jaffna & the North 9) Practicalities 10) Background 11) Footnotes

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"The reviews and advice were spot on. I found the content informative but not too heavy, the maps were very useful and the history section was well worth a read."