Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka – The stupa of peace and war!

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Rate our Reviews“Have you been to Egypt” my friend enquired?  “Yes”, I replied. “While the Egyptians  built pyramids for their dead kings, the Sri Lankans built stupas, as temples to venerate and worship relics of Buddha in Anuradhapura, their first capital city” he added. About three kilometers away from town when he showed me the crown […]

Polonnaruwa, Sr Lanka- Yesterday’s kingdom and today’s thoughts!

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Rate our ReviewsMy eyes kept looking back at the burnt remains of the royal palace, as we drove beyond the third segment of the fortified city of Polonnaruwa. While the palace played hide and seek behind the trees in the forest; upfront a walled, quadrangle-shaped mound surfaced on a clearing. It was more than 300 […]

Colombo, Sri Lanka – From landmarks to history !

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Rate our ReviewsColombo Sri Lanka…When my father while driving me to school used to familiarise me with heritage landmarks; I never did understand why? Until the day came when I had to either stand outside the classroom for not bringing my homework notebook or go home and get it. I decided to get my book, […]

Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka – The ancient Buddhist Vatican

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Rate our ReviewsAnuradhapura…Indian history is very exhaustive and shares its identity with several continents. Its culture is profound in its religious beliefs and the philosophy transcends beyond the world. Stars, planets, and astrology based on astronomy form the basis of religion and human existence. Life is believed to be an incarnation even among the Gods […]

Polunnuwara, Sri Lanka -The ancient city of history

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Rate our ReviewsPolunnuwara, Sri Lanka…I had enjoyed fresh orange juice, buttered, toasted bread and jam, scrambled eggs, bacon, hot coffee, and my breakfast was a perfect beginning. My friend Vijaikumar and I drove from Dambulla towards Polonnaruwa in the north, the central province of Sri Lanka. He was an expert guide who spoke about the […]