A day in Kandy December 7th 2013 Kandy overwhelms me. I am not much of a city person anyway but I hadn't expected it to be quite so full on. I am sure there are loads of great places to see here, but I took refuge by the lake which is beautiful with a low white wall all the way around, a lovely old bath house to one side and a little island in the middle. At one 'corner' of the lake was a little jetty where I saw a mo ... read more
Asia » Sri Lanka » Central Province » Kandy 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
For the first time in my life I have the means and desire to get out there. When I'm not travelling, I'm planning the next one. I am discovering that I like going off on my own and finding things out for myself. My profile photo sums me up.
Favourite places so far - Morocco, Turkey and Mexico. This year I'm going to Portugal, Jordan and I've just started planning a trip to Argentina later in the year. Any advice welcome!... full info