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Roadside Shops with Vesak Lanterns  

Roadside Shops with Vesak Lanterns

Hussle and Bussle of Colombo

April 26th 2012
Colombo is your typical Asian city. Hot and crazy busy with traffic, especially motorbikes and buses, coming at you from all directions. This was a rushed trip, so we tried to make the best of it and planned on covering a lot of ground in a very short time. Things are way more efficient than they used to be in the bad old days. Clearing customs took only 15 minutes, getting a SIM card at the ai ... 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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