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Pinnawela, Sri Lanka

Elephants bathing in the river (2)
Elephant Orphanage, Pinnawela, Sri Lanka

December 18th 2014
Since I was a young boy I have always been fascinated by elephants. On trips to the zoo I would go and see them first before the other animals. As I grew older I came to realize that these great beasts of burden were being exploited to make money for man. I could give many examples, but since this page is for travel reviews, and not a forum for airing my protests I will just write about our trip t ... read more
Asia » Sri Lanka » Sabaragamuwa Province » Pinnawala

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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