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Sri Lanka: The Ancient Cities

If you’re staying in the region around Sigiriya on a trip to Sri Lanka then paying a visit to one or both of Sri Lanka’s ancient cities, Anuradhapura and Polonnaruwa, is a must. 420 more words


Sati Pasela Journeys to Mahailluppallama, Anuradhapura

On August 3rd Sati Pasela made a historic journey. It travelled to the Anuradhapura district, to the Field Crops Research & Development Institute located in Mahailluppallama. 51 more words


Tallest Stupa in ancient world: Jethawanaramaya Dagoba | Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka

The ancient city of Anuradhapura is a UNESCO world heritage site and has several magnificent monuments which includes some of the tallest structures of ancient world: ¬†Jetavanaramaya Dagoba, … 210 more words


Sri Lanka: Culture, Caves, and Rocks

Kandy: Drums & Buriani

“Hello, my friend! Where are you from?”, is how most conversations in Kandy started and that’s how we met a guy who, after asking what we were looking for – tea in bags – lead us through Kandy and into back alleys probably no tourists ever venture into. 935 more words


The Ancient Temples and Monasteries of Sri Lanka

The people of Sri Lanka have been incredibly kind and generous. We have had countless conversations on the street, phone numbers given, smiles galore, shy hellos from children and even given local fruit on the train. 318 more words


Strictly: Sri Lanka - Part #2

Before I get into the second half of the week I want to take a moment, or five, to talk about food. I like talking about food so this could take a while, be warned! 1,948 more words

Hail Cesar!

It’s midday and I’m sitting in the caesarean ward of a hospital in Sri Lanka in 32 degree heat. Feeling light headed and queasy having drunk the last of my litre of water and wondering how I’m going to make the short walk back to the house for lunch… … 363 more words