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... Buddhism on that trip and I like quite a lot its philosophy. They proudly tell you Buddhism is not a religion and Buddha was a normal man who became enlightened, but all those practises of praying to the bodhi tree to achieve their wish look quite religious for me... Anyway it's quite amazing to be there with all those people.
After that visit, we went to the most famous part in Anuradhapura, the old city. Unluckily ...
... going to temples etc... The temples and stupas visited today also required the removal of hats... In colder temperatures, removing shoes and hats is no biggy... With temperatures in the mid 30's and humidity 85%...Kind of a big deal after the 4th temple/ stupa visit. Around 5 hours of treading over scorching, sun exposed surfaces with no shade or reprieve, had my feet (and the rest of the groups feet) in a world of searing pain. Is this how one trains for walking on hot coals? ...
... driver was a nice guy, we got on really well to start with but things turned a little sour and awkward when it came to choosing our accommodation choices.
When we were sold the tour the driver said there are no hidden fees and you do not have to pay for my accommodation. We agreed and that was fine. He asked if there was anywhere that we would like to stay, we weren't really sure what to do so he said he had some recommendations. He said ...
... and for the protection of the females. It started with only 7 elephants who were orphaned and had all the right ideas and values - now possibly leaning towards more zoo than orphanage as many are breeding and there's about 80 elephants on site. Again, issues here humans feeding the elephants - for a fee you can feed the large elephants fruit or for a larger fee the babies a litre of milk. The amount of human contact in these cases is ...
The interior north central region of Sri Lanka is known as “The
Cultural Triangle” because it contains most of the major historical sites, including
the ancient capitals of Anuradhapura and Polonnaruwa, the Buddhist cave art at
Dambulla, and mountaintop fortresses and temples at Sigiriya and Mihintale,
making up one of Asia’s biggest concentrations of archaeological sites.Anuradhapura was Sri Lanka’s capital for about ...