Culture

Renew Your Spirituality with a Simple Stay in Sri Lanka

There’s a reason so many independent-minded travelers want to keep the Teardrop of India on the DL. Inland from Sri Lanka’s gorgeous southern beaches, the simple, sustainable, spiritual life beckons.

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Oct 5, 2020

“Historically, a Sri Lankan village has three basic elements: a temple for spiritual guidance, a paddy field for nutrition and a lake to sustain the paddy field. We want our travelers to gain a deeper understanding of these concepts,” says Dilanke Panagoda, head of business development at experiential tour company Pepper. A series of new journeys includes the opportunity to experience life as a villager, sleeping in a mud hut with no electricity, taking a dip in the lake and enjoying meals sourced from the surrounding gardens. pepper.life; from US$250 per person per night.

— Jenny Hewett

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