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Looking down to the boulder and water gardens at Sigiriya  
   

Looking down to the boulder and water gardens at Sigiriya

Monkey vs. Man: A battle of wits

January 15th 2007
... and the monkey won! It all began with the purchase of some precut pineapple as we descended from the rock temple at Dambulla. The cheeky little monkey in question also had its sights set on the pineapple and a challenge arose between the monkey and Suz ... The monkey blocked our path and gestured at the pineapple, Suz tried the trick tactic of throwing a bit of pineapple away from the path i ... read more
Asia » Sri Lanka » Central Province » Sigiriya

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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