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Travel Blogs from Habarana
... state of nirvana can be recognized by taking a look at 5 parts of Buddha´s body: eyes, lips, knees, right hand and feet. For example:
- Buddha resting: open
- Buddha passing away: semi-closed
- Buddha resting: neutral
- Buddha passing away: smiling
- Buddha resting: without space in between
- Buddha passing away: a little space in between
road again – Sri Lanka 30th Sept - 9th Oct
We didn't start out to come here, we were on our way to Costa Rica, it is lucky chance that brought us here but we are so happy it did as we love Sri Lanka, so the early name of the Island, Serendip, is most appropriate
After a pproximately 6 weeks in England for the usual “MOT” of doctor,dentist, optician etc and the much more enjoyable experience ...
... drink our wine in the rooftop garden we surreptitiously snuck it up in a backpack and hid it under the table. Once up there we encountered the next issue – the wine was corked. Rookie mistake. Unfortunately our trusty Leatherman (thanks Nana and Granddad/Maurrie and Rita) didn’t come equipped with a corkscrew so we were forced to push the cork into bottle with a knife – all class.
All in all, despite the rush, we had a lovely final farewell ...
... those steps are distinctly unappealing to those with an inclination towards vertigo. We made it up and down in 59 minutes (which is apparently much faster than the average visitor). On the way back to the hotel we stopped for an Ayurvedic treatment in Habarana. There are thankfully no pictures of what transpired in that hour and a ...
... at a very nice hotel for all of us. Apparently this was a seafood Restaurant however all Peter and I were looking forward to was the salad and thankfully for us they served that.
While Peter and I were busily nibbling away at our salad apparently Aunty had discovered a famous Australian ex-cricketer was sitting at the next table. Unky was very excited as he loves cricket, so he introduced himself and had a photo taken with the cricketer whose name ...