It’s encouraging to read the monthly statistics of tourist arrivals to Sri Lanka. The numbers are increasing which certainly is a good sign. Why do tourists come to Sri Lanka? Occasionally there are articles in numerous journals and newspapers by those who have visited Sri Lanka giving their impressions. Most of them are complimentary comments.
Recently this column recorded some of the memorable moments experienced by an Australian writer, Tara Mathews during a recent visit to Sri Lanka. She has also given five reasons why one should go and explore Sri Lanka in the series of articles she has published in the newsletter ‘vegTARAian’ she edits.