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Painted roof in the temple  

Painted roof in the temple

Madam, you are lucky, lucky, lucky!

December 15th 2013
Although you'd have thought that the rain would've tipped me off, it was only thanks to the happy frogs that I realised that it was the rainy season. You might wonder that I hadn't figured this out before I came, however Sri Lanka despite its small size, has different rainy seasons at different times depending on where you are, and I thought that where I going, it was the dry time. It ... read more
Asia » Sri Lanka » Central Province » Sigiriya

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
16th December 2013

Good guide!
I rarely like having a guide, but it sounds as if you got a gem. How great that he took you to wonderful places you'd not even planned on seeing! Looking forward to your next installment...
17th December 2013

I know what you mean - I hadn't planned on having one at all! However it's going well, and he is staying on for a couple more days.

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