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Me and a colourful Sri Lankan bus  
   

Me and a colourful Sri Lankan bus

Poson trip Day 6 - Post-"Santa Claus-ing" sightseeing

June 8th 2009
After 2 days of intensive giving/donating/offering, today we could afford to wake up a bit later and have a relaxed breakfast. Since we spent most of the past 2 days doing charity work and didn't manage to have much sightseeing, today our Bhante decided to bring us around Anuradhapura and Mihintale for some cultural sightseeing. We first went to the Sri Maha Bodhi (Sacred Bodhi Tree) temple, in ... read more
Asia » Sri Lanka » North Central Province » Anuradhapura

Sri Lankan Flag The Sinhalese arrived in Sri Lanka late in the 6th century B.C., probably from northern India. Buddhism was introduced beginning in about the mid-third century B.C., and a great civilization developed at the cities of Anuradhapura (kingdom from circa... ... read more
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