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PHOTOS FROM SRI LANKA

 

 

CITIES & PLACES OF INTEREST

Asokaramaya Buddhist Temple (1)

Asokaramaya Buddhist Temple (2)

Devon Falls

Negombo Beach

Nuwara Eliya tea plantations

Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage

Temple of the Tooth (A)

Temple of the Tooth (B)

 

RELIGION & MYTHOLOGY

kirtimukha

 

ARCHITECTURE & ICONOGRAPHY

dagoba

flag of Sri Lanka

International Buddhist flag

moonstone

 

HISTORY & MONARCHY

n/a

 

TRADITIONS & UTENSILS

patak

 

ETHNOLOGY & HILL TRIBES

Kaek (Indian)

 

NATURE & GASTRONOMY

Asian Elephant

bitter gourd (ma-ra khee nok)

bodhi tree leaves

buttressed root base

cacao tree

cinnamon

cluster of orange coconuts

hibiscus rosa-sinensis

horn bananas

Megabats

men (porcupine)

nutmeg

Pied Kingfisher

rose apple tree

scorpion

scorpion orchid

sesame seeds

utpala

wood-apples

 

CRAFTS & INSTITUTIONS

batik (canting)

tea-picking

 

FUNNY & STRANGE

elephants' road crossing

stupid tourists