Sri Lanka aims to emerge from war as travel hot spot

04/27/2010 | Sydney Morning Herald (Australia), The

Sri Lanka features white-sand beaches, ancient ruins, rain forests, tempting cuisine, warm locals and a vibrant culture. In short, it has just about everything a traveler could ask for in a destination. But a 27-year civil war has marred Sri Lanka as a travel destination. Now that the war is over, the tear-shaped island is working to reinvent itself into an alluring vacation hot spot.

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