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Buddhas And Elephants - Part Two

Around seventy percent of Sri Lanka’s population are Buddhists – Theravada Buddhists if you want to be precise. It has the longest continuous history of Buddhism of any Buddhist nation, the religion having been practised on the island since its introduction from the Indian mainland in the 3rd century BCE. 418 more words


The sun sets in Kandy

We drink beer in car. Viewing the rolling hills of Kandy. We convers the three of us. Notice the setting sun, we urge for a better view to the west. 194 more words

Celebrating in Sri Lanka

December was a big month for us! We celebrated our 5 year anniversary two days after Christmas :) Sri Lanka is a direct 5.5-hour flight from Kuwait – the perfect distance for 2 weeks of exploring! 341 more words


Come on you Lankers!

Turning up in Sri Lanka and expecting it to be like India, is a bit like turning up in France and expecting it to be like Germany. 1,082 more words



Kandy was our first stop in Sri Lanka.

It is an astonishing place full of surprises and beauty.

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We stayed at the Amaya Hills Kandy… 555 more words


#Colombo #SriLanka, part 2: In Search of a City in Search of a Beach

Sunday finally comes and I haven’t been to church since February 2012, in Majuro FSM, back when I figured I might be dying pick a cancer any cancer must’ve worked ’cause I certainly don’t feel like I’m dying now never felt more alive in fact, death now on back burner status indefinite hiatus waiting for a call-back and options on future rights plus a more prominent role in the sequel, agents negotiating furiously… 663 more words

Sri Lanka’s Pinnewala Elephant Orphanage

Said to be the world’s largest orphanage by number (estimated 80+ orphans to date) for wild Asian elephants, the Pinnewala Elephant Orphanage in Kegalle is quite an entertaining trip. 211 more words

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