Orchids, tea and pizza November 5th 2016 Day 6
The day started with a slightly disappointing breakfast, it looked the part, but really failed to deliver, too many dry cakes and sweet pastries and not enough real food.
Our first stop was the Botanical Gardens, which were an optional thing to do, but previously when we have visited them abroad, have been very good. This one had a very nice orchid house, with lots of varieties, togeth ... read more
Asia » Sri Lanka » Central Province » Nuwara Eliya 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