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... we saw no other
The temples we visited next were interesting as they
showed an overlap in the Buddhist and Hindu faiths. At Embekka Devale, built in
14th century, the carved archway had Hindu icons on one side and
Buddhist on the other, carved by a supervisor and his pupil. At all the temples
they burn distinctive smelling oils in little burners and people bring flowers
as offerings. There is always ...
... in varying positions and states. Relatively cool inside we are joined by lots of mokeys and dogs. I have my temple attire to overlay in the car but Richs shorts aren’t long enough meaning he has to hire a sari, very fetching!! W emeet another couple who live within 10 mins drive from us at home and are getting married in 2 months, small world!! Our chatting to them seems to deter the sellars at least.
Next stop was the spice farm which much to Laura’s ...
... in the horizon on clear skies, the Indian Ocean is visible in the southern direction some 80 km away. Around 15-20 minutes later, a blanket of mist and cloud started engulfing this area as predicted!
I continued my walk in the vast expanse of grassland and since the weather has unpredictable mood swings in this part of Sri Lanka, the sun now started shining brightly again. Narrow streams meander past the trail road and I passed a couple of bridges. ...
There isn't much point hanging around Colombo for more than a day so we move on to climb Adam’ peak. It takes us almost all day to get there, a shocker considering the distance. We become increasingly worried with the way our driver is handling the bus and have a few near crash moments, avoided I am not sure how, but in extremis. We arrive in the small town of Dalhousie (sometimes spelt Del House) at the foot of ...
The name of the place we stayed at is Ella. However, this map calls it Ratnapura. This place is 1000mt above sea level. So, the temperature is cooler and less humid than on the coast. We are able to sleep at night without the fan or air con. It still gets up to 30deg during the day, and the sun is still very strong. On our first full day here I found that I had a sore ankle, although not swollen. It hurt who ...