Vanguard correspondent Mariana van Zeller travels to Sri Lanka during the final days of the country’s civil war to see how one of the world’s most powerful insurgencies, the Tamil Tigers, was finally defeated.


The troubled nation of Sri Lanka is a little-visited country full of mystery. Brave New Traveler tells of a visit to a Sri Lankan tea estate and Trips gives us 9 Reasons to Visit Sri Lanka. Another great resource to discover Sri Lanka are Matador Community member blogs. Explore the hill country and do a little rock climbing and delve into some sacred caves.