Kassapa Lions Rock
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It was an early start after a late night but we had a long drive north and this allowed everyone to get some sleep on the bus. Highlights included a 5km bike ride, a hike, a boat ride on a 1000 year old reservoir and lunch at a local village. The food was traditional and yummy and we ate our meal off of banana leaves. Late in the afternoon we …
... 1500 year old frescoes, paintings of ancient ladies rumored to be the wives of the king, and leading some to believe it may have been a pleasure palace of sorts. Sadly many of these paintings were removed by monks hundreds of years ago, as they found them offensive. Soon you learn the meaning of Lion Rock, as you ascend the final climb to the top, two giant lion feet are carved into the stone. On top you have a stunning ...
... of a specially trained man who diagnoses an ill person, selects a specific mask for him to wear during 12 hours of chanting and praying. This is an especially effective remedy to heal afflictions of the mind.
Sri Lanka got their independence from Great Britain in 1946 and changed its name from Ceylon to Sri Lanka which literally means "land of prosperity".
Today it is a bustling and growing island-nation with friendly ...
... Seriously though, this journey wasn't too bad and there sri lot longer bus journeys you could do in Sri Lanka. It was then time for more exploring on bikes! We gingerly explored more ruin complexes such as the Royal Palace, the quadrangle which is a jam packed area strewn with buildings and intricate stone work, Gal Vihara - which has amazing Sinhalese stone carved standing and reclining Buddha statues and Nissanka Malla's palace and royal baths. Another evening meal ...
... Attenborough narrating our own BBC documentary which was awesome when it's all for real. As it happened Disney were filming a new 'movie' there called "Monkey Kingdom" which is due out next year. Can't wait to see my primate pals on the big screen! We stayed at the accommodation at the centre where the film crew were also staying so it was interesting hearing about how the shoot was going. The ...