Sri Lanka is a mesmerizing island nation, South of India. Surrounded by the blue Indian Ocean from all sides, the island covers an area of 65,610 sq kms. Blessed with a diverse landscape ranging from lush green tropical forests to highlands, arid plains and pristine sandy beaches, this county has something for every one. The capital city Colombo is a modern hub exhibiting urbane life. The city apart from its suave urban glimmer also houses some prominent forts and buildings of colonial era. Colombo also provides vibrant retail therapy at the traditional Pettah Bazaar.