Buddhist caves, a big rock, a train trip and taking tea in the high country... January 17th 2013 Well, a most wonderful ayu bowan from sunny Sri Lanka. I’m sitting here writing this entry in our lovely little room, high up in the hills of the ever-so-sleepy village of Ella, looking out over the dense jungle to a huge, cascading waterfall as macaques and langurs leap from tree to tree all around.
After the relative non-stop activity-driven adventures of India, Jane and I decided to ... read more
Asia » Sri Lanka » Central Province » Ella 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