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Month: June 2015

Eyes wide open – Negombo’s Magical Waterways

Eyes wide open – Negombo’s Magical Waterways

By Juliet Coombe

I step onto a boat excited to see wildlife so near such a bustling happening city, as Negombo once just a small little fishing hamlet is today an exciting destination in its own right with HSBC fashion shows and contemporary are exhibitions. Each tur...

Jungle frolicking in Yala

Jungle frolicking in Yala

By Juilet Coombe

Already a balmy hot day, we ensure we have enough water and our camera equipment before we go to meet the smiling and very affable Chamara Amarasinghe, Jetwing Yala hotel’s naturalist with five years service to Jetwing. Acting as the guide for ...

Bombay Velvet

Bombay Velvet

By Juliet Coombe

I have always been the girl behind the camera and was until Bombay Velvet over looked for my hidden acting talents, well if you can call dancing in heavy beaded dresses and jumping off steam trains acting. Ten years in the making Bombay Velvet is a b...

Ice Cool Negombo – Jetwing Blue

Ice Cool Negombo – Jetwing Blue

By Juliet Coombe

The cold war maybe over, but the Ice sculpture battle over who is the world’s best continues in, of all places, tropical Negombo, where the art of carving shapes, out of blocks of ice, is a Culinary Olympic sport. Unlike ice cool Alaska this a chal...

One man at one – Jetwing Warwick Gardens

One man at one – Jetwing Warwick Gardens

By Juliet Coombe

As you walk round the garden in front of Jetwing Warwick Garden House for the first time, like many others before and after, you will be first struck with the indescribably beautiful view of the surrounding country and distant high hills, with the en...