Sacred city in Sri Lanka December 17th 2014 During our stay in Colombo we decided to take a trip to Kandy which is the second largest city in Sri Lanka.
Actually we had already planned to travel to Kandy, and when we arrived in Colombo the capital of Sri Lanka, Lily our Sri Lankan friend advised us to reserve the train tickets at least a day in advance. Somehow or other, mainly due to our hectic schedule we failed to book the tickets and ... 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
I am originally from the beautiful land of Myanmar, formerly known as Burma in Southeast Asia. I left my homeland in 1978, and lived/worked in several countries before settling down in Florida, USA in 2011. Although I have been living abroad for so many years, I still consider Myanmar as my real home, and have been back there regularly to visit old friends and relatives. I believe I can classify myself as a citizen of the world. While not competing for most traveled person, I consider myself fortunate to have traveled to 38 different countries so far. Will be quite happy if or when I get ... full info