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... it has a lot more meaning to them than to us. It matters to me that they can enjoy the festivities without too many tourists flashing their cameras in their faces. It is true that it normally makes amazing pictures though.
Kandy sits at 500 meter above sea level so it pleasant to walk around and luckily for us there is a lake right in the middle of the town to do so. The lake, which is artificial, is home to a few monitor lizards, ducks and birds. We also ...
... br> Surrounded by hills and centered around Kandy Lake, Kandy is
a quite pretty city. The most important sight is the Temple of the Sacred Tooth
relic which supposedly houses one of Buddha’s teeth, said to have been snatched
from his funeral pyre in 483 B.C. The shrine mostly dates from the 1700s and
isn’t too big so becomes very crowded with pilgrims and a few tourists too.
The other main attraction in Kandy is ...
Island of Light:
They say the salt of the Earth do things for their own sake. It’s as if all we can ever hope to accomplish is a sense of authenticity so pure and resolute that those ulterior motives of prestige and recognition melt from the edges of our endeavors. The causes we embody and the crosses we carry become the scars on the face of our identity. We feel the growth and sorrow of self questioning. We embark on the path of struggles and uncertainty ...
... and gave it back to the king.
9. After the king married his daughter, Princess Hemamala, to Prince Sudantha Dantha he made him the guardian of the Tooth Relic.
10. In order to protect the Tooth Relic from another prince who wanted to capture it the king sent his son-of-law together with his daughter to Sri Lanka.
11. When they arrived in Sri Lanka in the 4th century A.D. they were directed to Anuradhapura.
12. Later ...
... mahouts. Rosiee explained the structure of the day, and then i got stuck in. First on the list is cleaning out the elephants' beds! To cut a long story short, this involves picking up poo and throwing it onto the pile. The piles are regularly collected and taken to the onsite elephant dung paper factory. This is nowhere near as bad a job as it sounds! Elephants' diets are almost entirely fibre, so the dung is really solid and doesn't smell at all - a high relief for me! ...