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Monkey worshipping Buddha, Golden Temple Dambulla  
   

Monkey worshipping Buddha, Golden Temple Dambulla

Sri Lanka by motorbike

April 14th 2012
King Salomon did send galley ships to the Pearl of the Indian Ocean to gather precious stones, elephants and peacocks to seduce the Queen of Sheba. Sinbad, Marco Polo and the Dutch VOC adventurers made the journey and now my time has come to visit the old Serendib, Ceylon, the now called island of Sri Lanka. In november/december 2011 I travelled the island on a motorbike, a worn out illegal 650 Ho ... read more
Asia » Sri Lanka

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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