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Sri Lanka day two

As you will have seen from the previous entry, our first day in Sri Lanka was eventful to say the least. It would take a lot to live up to the spectacle that was the days events, and surprisingly enough it did. 691 more words

Travel Blog

Sri Lanka! Day one

Another blog, another tale of travel wonders and woes. This time I’m travelling with my family to the beautiful Island of Sri Lanka off the coast of India, and if the first few hours are anything to go by, it is most certainly going to be a trip to remember. 724 more words

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Tales from Serendib #8 - Fortunate discoveries

The last instalment in my ‘Tales from Serendib’ mini-series… 

In some respects I have delayed writing this last instalment from serendipity because it signals the end of my trip and in other respects I would not know where to start! 612 more words

Travel

Buddhas And Elephants - Part Nine

Moonstones and moonstones

A common and eye-catching feature of a Buddhist temple is a semi-circular piece of carved stone at the entrance, known as the moonstone.  481 more words

Culture

Buddhas And Elephants - Part Eight

Ancient capitals

What was astonishing about Sri Lanka was the age and sophistication of the Sinhalese civilization and no more breath-taking examples to be found were the sites of Anuradhapura and Polonnaruwa. 478 more words

Culture

Lovamahapaya, Sri Lanka

My first card from Sri Lanka comes from Erandi. :)

Lovamahapaya is a building situated between Ruvanveliseya and Sri Mahabodiya in the ancient city of Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka. 25 more words

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