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Galle

We made the fatal decision to visit Galle on Good Friday. It turns out Good Friday is a holiday in southern Sri Lanka and consequently almost everything was closed.
Sri Lanka

April 29th 2012
Sri Lanka On this trip we divided our time equally between the Maldives and Sri Lanka. The former half of the trip we wrote about in our previous blog entry. Now we are going to write about the latter half. In the Maldives we really wanted to go on an excursion to see whale sharks and manta rays. The whale sharks are the largest fish ... read more
Asia » Sri Lanka » Western Province » Colombo

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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