Monthly Archives: October 2014

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MOONSTONE MINING

Pretty coincidental that my name is Krystal because anyone who has ever met me will know that I LOVE CRYSTALS. I wear over 15 various crystal beaded bracelets.So I was very excited to learn that Sri Lanka is the only place in the world where you can mine for blue moonstones. Somewhere between Bentota and Galle is a working moonstone mine,… Read more →

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TURTLE HATCHERY and BENTOTA INFO

Bentota is an area in Sri Lanka, south of Columbo. Many people western people decide to visit Bentota when in Sri Lanka to enjoy the beautiful beaches and river watersport activities. However the areas surrounding Bentota, in historical cultural terms are slim. There is a beautiful temple names the KHARDE VHARA  buddhist/hindi temple which boasts many elaborate brightly painted depictions and… Read more →