Royal Temples at Polonnaruwa February 20th 2013 19th Feb - Pollonaruwa part of the Cultural Triangle. Today we went to a museum to see lots of statues of the person Buddha. There were lots of beautiful beads. Then we went to some Buddhist houses and palaces. The homes had lots of statutes of the Buddha around them. The statues were hundreds of years old. If you went inside you had to take your shoes and hat off to be respectful. If you wanted y ... read more
Asia » Sri Lanka » Central Province » Sigiriya 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
We are Jonathan and Sophie aged 8 and 10. This is the story of our travels through Sri Lanka, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam and Western Australia as we search for elegant elephants and mischievous monkeys.
We are only young travellers but are open to new experiences and sights
"I would like to eat something disgusting, like a spider" - Jonathan
"I would like to see lots of animals, besides the elephants and monkeys I hope
to see koalas, kangaroos, and whales in Australia" - Sophie
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