Sri Lanka 16th day - Mirissa whale hunting & Galle fort - Mon 23 Jan 2017 January 23rd 2017 At 5:15 am Kumar our driver for the day came to collect us from the hotel to drive us to Mirissa where we were going to board our boat for our trip out to sea looking for whales.
Even at this time of day market stalls were open and people were walking about going about their business. We drove and drove through the dark until after about an hour we reached Mirissa. The entrance to the port ... read more
Asia » Sri Lanka » Southern Province » Galle 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