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Sri Lanka: Kandy

Here are some pictures taken from the bus on our way to Kandy, the third capital of Sri Lanka: Sarong, is the “skirt” that many men wear in Sri Lanka. Kandy is the second largest city in Sri Lanka, after Colombo of course. Our hotel was on one of the …

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Sri Lankan traditional village

Ayubowan my friends, today we will tour a small village and taste some traditional Sri Lankan food. Let us begin with a bullock cart ride: Rice fields, banana trees and village houses: Building a house: The two ladies are preparing coconut rotis for our group: Rotis are served on a …

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Sri Lanka: Sigiriya and Polonnaruwa

Ayubowan = hello or goodbye. When people say ayubowan, they put their hands together and bow. What a nice way to greet someone!   Ayubowan from Sigiriya, Today we climbed this huge rock. It was amazing. Sigiriya is a very attractive place to visit that is why crowds of people …

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Sri Lanka: Mihintale and Anuradhapura

During our third day in Sri Lanka, we visited two very important religious centres and pilgrimage sites: Mihintale and Anuradhapura. Mihintale – Mahinda’s Hill. It is the place where the Indian missionary Mahinda met and converted King Devanampiyatissa in 247 BC, establishing Buddhism as the island’s state religion. The story …

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Sri Lanka: Dambulla

Hello my dear blog readers. Today I would like to invite you to see Dambulla. But first. let’s visit one of Sri Lanka’s most popular tourist attractions: the Pinnewala Elephant Orphanage. Set up in 1975, the orphanage looks after babies or injured elephants. There is about 60 of them. They …

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Sri Lanka: the Teardrop of India

Hello my dear friends and readers!!! I would like to invite you to travel with me to another fascinating part of the world. It is time to visit Asia. My choice for this year is Sri Lanka. I will be travelling with a Polish group this time. From Warsaw to …

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