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Temples, Treks and a Wedding 30m Golden Buddha

@ the Dambulla Caves
Temples, Treks and a Wedding

January 14th 2013
Apologies in advance for the lengthy missive that follows – I’m finding it hard to make time to write consistently and get decent internet access to upload photos. I’m going to post some additional pictures in separate blog entries (soon) but won’t send the email notifications – it would be too much like spam! January 9…The group rented bicycles for the half day tour of the Polonna ... 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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