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Backpacker vs. Tourist

Baby lately the plans we’re making are the shape of things that never come. Hold your horses, the lights up. Can’t feel it coming back around,” from…

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My Friend, The Barber

“Don’t wanna be your monkey wrench. One more indecent accident; I’d rather leave than suffer this. I’ll never be your monkey wrench,” from Monkey Wrench…

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Archaic builders of the ‘Big Lake’

“Follow the wayward mile. Follow the distant high. Follow the strangest tribe,” from the Strangest Tribe by Pearl Jam.

So we chose the ‘big lake’.

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Shaking off the sardines

Bringing on the fury; the choir infantry. Revolt against the honor to obey, “from Know Your Enemy by Green Day.

After five days of relaxation and boredom in Kandy, I was left with new stories to ponder on. 115 more words

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Do not leave your shoes in place — Cee’s Odd Ball Photo Challenge: April 8, 2018

This is our entry in Cee’s Odd Ball Photo Challenge: April 8, 2018.

When we visited Anuradhapura, one of the ancient capitals of Sri Lanka, we also visited the sacred fig tree Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi in the Mahamewna Gardens.   151 more words



Today we visited the first capital of Sri Lanka. It was established some 22 centuries ago. It is also the center of Buddhism in the island. 257 more words


Kakudiya Pokuna temple complex in Mihintale. Sri Lanka

KakudiyaPokuna temple complex in Mihintale was built for the monks Dhammaruchika sect by King Kasyapa IV (ad 898 – 914). There is a pond, about 200ft in length and the width is 70ft. 16 more words