The island of Sri Lanka is rightly called the pearl of the Indian Ocean. Even in ancient times, the Greek sailors, admiring indescribable beauty, called it “Taprobana”, which means “country of cinnamon”, to us the island is known as Ceylon – “country of lions”.
ISLAND OF TREASURES AND TOURISM
The whole world knows about the best teas that are grown here. The current name of the island of Sri Lanka was in 1972, and it means “Shining Island”. Continue reading