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Sri Lanka: The Teardrop of India. Abby Good Research Project Excel. Tourism . Tourism is a major way that people earn money Tourism goes well because Sri Lankans have great hospitality Big attractions include beaches, ancient cities, wildlife, and rural areas.

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Sri Lanka: The Teardrop of India

Abby Good

Research Project Excel


Tourism

Tourism is a major way that people earn money

Tourism goes well because Sri Lankans have great hospitality

Big attractions include beaches, ancient cities, wildlife, and rural areas


Greetings and Gestures

  • Normal greeting is to place one’s palms together in front of the chest and bow head slightly

  • Titles are important

  • Right hand- passing objects, eating

  • Left hand- personal hygiene

  • Shaking hands is common


Diet and Food

Lunch is usually the largest meal of the day

Silverware isn’t routinely used

Families almost always eat together

Fast-food restaurants aren’t popular

Common foods include rice, curry, fish, nuts, bread, coconuts, fruits and vegetables, and tea


Recreation

Volleyball is national sport

Most Sri Lankans enjoy playing cricket

- can be played in streets, yards and parks

- popularity has increased since they won a world title

Kite flying is popular


Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=54yVGLYlsbQ


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