A Group of young tree ferns (Alsophila crinita) in the rainforest near the highest point of the road, leading from Nuwara Eliya to Rangbodde, Sri Lanka.
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Badulla, capital city of Uva Province at Sri Lanka. Temple Bouddhique à Badoula. Sketches of Ceylon.
The beauty of the submarine scenery is perhaps nowhere greater than in moderate depth.
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In no part of the world does the coconut palm attain such perfection and beauty as in Ceylon and nothing is more enchanting to the eye than a grove of this useful tree.
The marshes near Hatagala, in the neighbourhood of Hambantota, are often as attractive to the naturalist as to the sportsman. Travel in Sri Lanka, 19th century.
The bungalow of Mr. Crüwell, a coffee planter in Laymastotte near Happootella-pass, which has been built in a very picturesque situation at the foot of bold crags.
The silence of the tropical rainforest on the ascent to Adams Peak in Sri Lanka and the almost complete absence of animal life.
Nothing can surpass the graceful groups of palms, reflected on the mirror-like surface of the water.
One cascade of many others in the rainforest near Lemastota, located at an altitude of about 3000 feet above sea level.
Nothing can be more charming than a morning walk in the immediate neighborhood of Galle. Sketches of Ceylon.