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This Buddha statue from Thailand was found in Sri Lanka after the tsunami (Galle, Marine Archaeological Museum)  
   

This Buddha statue from Thailand was found in Sri Lanka after the tsunami (Galle, Marine Archaeological Museum)

Sri Lanka has it all

February 10th 2019
Actually I didn't have any plans to visit Sri Lanka, the Island hanging as a raindrop under India. But my son asked me to join him. So at last I decided to change the cold of the Netherlands for the tropical heat of Sri Lanka. And I must say it became a nice surprise. Only ten days we had, which gave us just the opportunity to circle around the southwestern part of the island: from Galle to Mir ... read more
Asia » Sri Lanka » Southern Province

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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