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stampeding elephants!

Waiting for a star to fall in Wilpattu National Park

March 27th 2017
HE SAID... Today we were travelling north from Negombo to Wilpattu National Park, then east to Anuradhapura. We left Negombo around 8:30am after an early morning visit to the beach town’s fish markets and lagoon foreshore. We initially travelled north, hugging the western coastline for just under an hour until we arrived in the small township of Madampe to visit a local ho ... read more
Asia » Sri Lanka » Northern Province » Wilpattu National Park

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
15th May 2018

I love these animals, but are very fragile, i think, they can kill you if they're panicking!!!
22nd May 2018

Re: Elephants...
Generally speaking they are beautiful gentle giants, but like most wild animals, that can change in a split second. We were so glad we were on the other side of the lake when this happened :)

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