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Sigiriya Rock Fortress

April 27th 2012
There aren't enough superlatives to describe Sigiriya. So let's not try to repeat what every guide book has said at one time or another. It is a "must see" sight ... Because it a good hike up, has some breathtaking views from the top, has some interesting history, and new things are still being found out about Sigiriya. For example, the "Cobra Hood" entrance and cave was a recent "disco ... read more
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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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