Sir Lanka is an Island country in South Asia near South-East India. In 1948 British Ceylon was granted independence and became known as Ceylon. Then in 1972 Ceylon became a republic within the commonwealth and its name was changed to Sri Lanka. 724 more words
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Guarded by an army of monkeys and on top of an extinct volcano 737 meters above sea level sits an incredible Myanmar Buddhist Monastery.
Popa Taung Kalat translated to Pedestal Hill is located on top of a high rocky outcrop that plugs an ancient and now extinct volcano that can only be reached by climbing 777 steps. 187 more words
For a while my friend V. and I planned to visit this place, only about an hour drive from Montreal. Finally one day we’ve set out to visit it. 692 more words