A pearl drop suspended in the glistening Indian Ocean, Sri Lanka, formerly Ceylon, is a tapestry of culture and nature to captivate all. With its rich heritage of past colonization and its spiritual roots, Sri Lanka is a digestible gem of adventure. Explore Sri Lanka’s ancient heart with spectacular city ruins and wander amongst the recumbent Buddhas dating back to the 1st century BC. Visit one of the world’s only elephant orphanages or explore the Uda Walawe reservoir, abundant with a herd of 250 elephants. Sri Lanka, synonymous with tea, boasts many picturesque plantations rising out of the tropical heat and mist and is blessed with mile upon mile of palm fringed beaches that dissolve off into the azure blue…….