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''> Sri Lanka - pearl of the Orient''
 
''> Sri Lanka - pearl of the Orient''
  
and it says nothing about the place, not to mention it's boring. --[[User:DenisYurkin|DenisYurkin]] 13:54, 8 January 2008 (EST)
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and it says nothing about the place, not to mention it's boring.
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How does the country stands out among its neighbors? What is the main thing making it different and unique? --[[User:DenisYurkin|DenisYurkin]] 13:54, 8 January 2008 (EST)
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== what applies to Sri Lanka from [[India]] article ==
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As Sri Lanka have some history of connection with India, I thought it is important to know what from [[India]] article can be applied to [[Sri Lanka]] as well.
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I am not very knowledgeable on both, so this is an amateur hypothesis of what in [[India]] ''looks'' to be applicable to Sri Lanka:
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*in [[India#Get in|Get in]]:
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** ''Culture shock'' infobox
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** [[India#Customs and immigration|Customs and immigration]]
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*in [[India#Get around|Get around]]:
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** [[India#Check in|By plane : Check in]] (?)
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**in By train:
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*** [[India#Classes|Classes]] (?)
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*** [[India#Ticketing 2|Ticketing]] (?)
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*** [[India#Meals|Meals]]
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*** [[India#Other tips|Other tips]]
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** [[India#By bus 2|Get around:By bus]] (except details of operators)
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** [[India#By car 2|Get around:By car]] (except details of specific roads)
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** [[India#By_motorcycle|Get around:By motorcycle]]
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** [[India#By_auto-rickshaw|By auto-rickshaw]]
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** [[India#Addresses|Addresses]]
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*in Buy:
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** [[India#Changing_money]]
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** [[India#Shopping]]
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** [[India#What_to_Look_For/Buy]]
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*in Eat:
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** [[India#Fruits]]
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** [[India#Etiquette]]
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* whole [[India#Sleep]]
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* whole [[India#Stay_safe]]
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* whole [[India#Stay_healthy]]
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* whole [[India#Respect]] (except Pakistan in Politics)
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* in Contact:
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**[[India#Mobile]]
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**[[India#Internet]]
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Please correct me where I'm wrong.
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The reason for this is to have a reliable source of info we can easily copyedit from. --[[User:DenisYurkin|DenisYurkin]] 16:12, 14 January 2008 (EST)
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== Towns ==
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Wikitravel does not have a "towns" section: we list only major cities and major points of interest.  Please move these to the appropriate region articles. [[User:Jpatokal|Jpatokal]] 08:55, 9 February 2009 (EST)
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* [[Bandarawela]]
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* [[Badulla]]
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* [[Beregala]]
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* [[Dambulla]]
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* [[Ella]]
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* [[Gampaha]]
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* [[Matale]]
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* [[Matara]] 
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* [[Kegalla]]
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* [[Kaluthara]]
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* [[Monaragala]]
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* [[Puttalama]]
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* Tangalle
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== but it should never be a surprise without permission.  ==
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?
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==Northern (Sri Lanka) vs Northern Sri Lanka==
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In order to avoid the annoying parenthesis, can we change the directions to either [[Northern Sri Lanka]], [[Southern Sri Lanka]], etc.? If not, I would then prefer to use [[Northern Province]] or even [[Northern Province (Sri Lanka)]] to use the official names and make our divisions seem less arbitrary. [[User:ChubbyWimbus|ChubbyWimbus]] 16:57, 6 July 2011 (EDT)

Latest revision as of 21:01, 6 July 2011

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Cities[edit]

Please note that according to wikitravel policy, there should be a maximum of 9 of the cities of most interest to travelers listed on a page. Other, less important places, should be listed under their regional sections. Thanks. WindHorse 20 Feb 06

Department Stores[edit]

I have deleted the details of ODEL department store, as it sounded more like an advertisement of the same. —The preceding unsigned comment was added by 203.99.197.2 (talkcontribs)

summary in South Asia[edit]

What is the most descriptive summary we can give for Sri Lanka in South Asia article? Right now it's

> Sri Lanka - pearl of the Orient

and it says nothing about the place, not to mention it's boring.

How does the country stands out among its neighbors? What is the main thing making it different and unique? --DenisYurkin 13:54, 8 January 2008 (EST)

what applies to Sri Lanka from India article[edit]

As Sri Lanka have some history of connection with India, I thought it is important to know what from India article can be applied to Sri Lanka as well.

I am not very knowledgeable on both, so this is an amateur hypothesis of what in India looks to be applicable to Sri Lanka:

Please correct me where I'm wrong.

The reason for this is to have a reliable source of info we can easily copyedit from. --DenisYurkin 16:12, 14 January 2008 (EST)

Towns[edit]

Wikitravel does not have a "towns" section: we list only major cities and major points of interest. Please move these to the appropriate region articles. Jpatokal 08:55, 9 February 2009 (EST)

but it should never be a surprise without permission.[edit]

?

Northern (Sri Lanka) vs Northern Sri Lanka[edit]

In order to avoid the annoying parenthesis, can we change the directions to either Northern Sri Lanka, Southern Sri Lanka, etc.? If not, I would then prefer to use Northern Province or even Northern Province (Sri Lanka) to use the official names and make our divisions seem less arbitrary. ChubbyWimbus 16:57, 6 July 2011 (EDT)

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