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Train ride to Anuradhapura 3rd class to Anudharapura

Train ride to Anuradhapura

July 25th 2017
In Colombo Fort Station we took a train to Anuradhapura for five and a half hours. We were in 3rd class so we were squished to death and the seats were rare. Luckily, after two hours of insane agony and torture standing up by the open door of the train, we found seats. It didn't change much of the feeling of the time of the journey but at least my legs were at rest. The trip was flat and not much ... read more
Asia » Sri Lanka » Western Province

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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