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Sri Maha Bodhi – 2300 Years and Counting

Sri Maha Bodhi, the Bodhi Tree at Anuradhpura, Sri Lanka, was planted in 288 BC, making it the oldest verified flowering plant. 34 more words

Photography

Cats are connoisseurs of comfort

“You don’t see sick animals in the wild. You don’t see lame animals in the wild, and its all because of the predator: the lion, the tiger, the leopard, all the cats.” 61 more words
2015

Turn a photo into a work of art

“Life is not always perfect. Like a road, it has many bends, ups and down, but that’s its beauty.”
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2015

Dambulla, Sigiriya & Ritigala

Nie wiem co 3nic z powodu, iz juz jestesmy tak bardzo dzie indziej ze nie wiem. Musze sobie wszystko przypominac jak poprzez mgle z powodu, iz pamiec posiadam krotka. 1,650 more words

Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka

After a 2 day stay in Negombo and another 2 days stay in Kalpitiya, Anuradhapura was the next stop. Anuradhapura is one of the ancient capitals of Sri Lanka, famous for its well-preserved ruins of ancient Sri Lankan civilization the preservation and continuation of Theraveda Buddhism. 280 more words

World Travel Blog

Sacread City of Anuradhapura

The ruins of Anuradhapura are one of South Asia’s most evocative sights. The sprawling complex contains a rich collection of archaeological and architectural wonders: enormous dagobas, soaring brick towers, ancient pools and crumbling temples, built during Anuradhapura’s thousand years of rule over Sri Lanka. 58 more words

Travel

What the collapse of ancient capitals can teach us about the cities of today | Cities | The Guardian

Based on the work of the archaeologist Roland Fletcher, Srinath Perur warns us that we may suffer the same fate as “Tikal, Angkor and Anuradhapura.” These ancient cities  collapsed “after thriving for more than a millennium.” And despite the fact that they “were very different cities in their geography, environment and social and political functioning…they all had operational similarities: extensive land clearance, sprawling low-density settlement patterns, massive infrastructure – all of which are attributes of modern cities. 37 more words

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