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Jetavanaramaya Stupa

This is the world's largest brick made building - at least that is what they told us
Anuradhapura

December 1st 2013
If I should ever write my book, I think I would call it 'the Kindness of Strangers' and Sri Lanka would definitely have its own chapter. After over a week in country, we continue to be amazed at the friendliness of everyone we meet. Each guest house that we have stayed at, are small 5-8 rooms, and the service is amazing. Since we had no strong itinerary, and not booked any hotels, we have ... 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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