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Feet of a lying Buddha in Dambulla  
   

Feet of a lying Buddha in Dambulla

My experience & impressions (Sri Lanka - part 3)

March 3rd 2010
There were two types of people I met on this trip. The first one said "Hello!" to ask me if I needed a tuk tuk or they wanted me to buy something at their shops. Often I replied to them "I am walking to the beach", or "I already booked a car". People in the second group said "Hello!" with big and happy smiles, and I could say that their smiles were one of the biggest and happiest I've ever seen. P ... read more
Asia » Sri Lanka

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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