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... I was coming down the queues to go up were
enormous. The climb involves some 1200
steps….. The area has been inhabited
since the 3rd century BC; it has its fame due to King Kassapa who,
after assinating his father and deposing his brother in the 5th
century AD, built a fortified palace at the top of the rock for his short reign. It is definitely worth the effort (I say now
back on flat ground) as you get some wonderful sights ...
... far but don't worry, it got better! I am grateful that I met such wonderful people to pass the time with in the rainy evenings - these Czech guys like their slivovitz! (Look it up!) and who took such good care of me when my knee was less than capable of carrying my heavy load. There are always silver linings to these stories! Stay tuned for better and brighter stories in part two of my Sri Lankan adventure! A bientot! Love, light & Namaste... and Beyond! Heather aka Fiona ...
... not deter the Asian group who's leader had a megaphone. We made our ascent to the top where there was another pool and water storage area. Our guide pointed out the outlet from the water supply that ran thru terracotta pipe all the way to the valley floor midway along the walkway where there were 2 stone plates with holes drilled in them. During the wet season the water flowed underground and pored up through the holes and still does today. There are gutters chiseled into all ...
... Relic was placed to a temple in Polonnaruwa (10th and 11th century A.D.).
13. The Tooth Relic passed through several different places before it rooted in Kandy where it can be found today.
Nowadays the Tooth Relic is covered by a golden shell and kept in a special room inside of the Temple of the Tooth. The room remains closed for most of the day. There is a traditional ceremony taking place in the Temple of the Tooth three times per day ...
... lizards, elephants, buffalos, crocodiles, hogs and lots of various birds and the highlight of the day was seeing an elephant really close up eating some grass, he knew we were there but was just happy doing his thing as we all took pictures and videos. When we got back it was straight back to the bus stop to get to Ella! Ella is a town in land from Yala and really high up in the mountains which makes for some pretty breathtaking scenery. We found a guesthouse and ...