Kandy trip


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June 7th 2006
Published: August 22nd 2006
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The next day we headed to Kandy - the centre of the island, which used to be the capital. It is home to a lot of Sri Lanka's cultural history, and also the Temple of the Tooth (Dalada Maligawa).

On the way to Kandy, we stopped at the Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage. Elsie absolutely adores elephants, so she was loving it. We watched the elephants bathing and playing. This orphanage has about 70 or so elephants.




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Foo tasting the local fruit from a roadside stand on the way to Kandy
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Elsie & Sharma

Sharma lost part of a leg in a land mine explosion, and got left behind by his herd. He has been at Pinnawala since he was found in the North..
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Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage

Bath time & play time..


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