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Oct 11, 2015 - Mixing with the Buddhist masses, Rural exposure, and an Ayurveydic massage

The photo labelled White elephant in the previous entry, is a tower built in Colombo, that the government doesn't know what to use it for. The tower was the brainchild of a previous government. Sounds familiar- governments wasting money! There are plenty of monkeys here in Sri Lanka. They are tossing tiles off the roof of the hotel, getting chased by dogs at the Buddhist temples, and plucking green mangoes from the tall trees and throwing them at us as we walked by at the hotel. We went to a busy Buddhist temple, one of the oldest in Sri...

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Jan 17, 2011 - Monday afternoon Puttalam to Harabana

Monday afternoon - Puttalam to Harabana After a welcome cup of coffee we set off on the five hour drive to Habarana, stopping for lunch, at a lovely place with the most magnificent stands of bamboo. The reason I tried to sleep when it was still dark was so that I wouldn’t miss anything en-route, but it didn’t work. I couldn’t stay awake! In fact everyone was asleep. From the bits I saw in between naps though, I do know that it was a lovely drive. The hotel is lovely with beautifully landscaped grounds and cottage style accommodation. We had...

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