Raja and the Whales October 14th 2015 We left Tangalle and visited a natural blowhole on our way to Mirissa. It was scorching hot and the climb up to the blowhole almost defeated us as our muscles were still sore from climbing Adam's Peak. We waited for 15 minutes until we saw a small but impressive blowhole in action. Then we visited a Buddhist temple built on a tiny island.
When we arrived at Mirissa in the afternoon we dropped ... read more
Asia » Sri Lanka » Southern Province 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