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The Murals and Frescoes Inside the Dambulla Cave Temple (Sri Lanka).

The Incredible Murals and Frescoes Inside the Dambulla Cave Temple

In my previous post, I showed you what’s like inside the Dambulla Cave Temple – which I believe is the Sistine Chapel of the Buddhist world. Now, in this post, I’ll show you the colourful and extremely incredible murals and frescoes inside the cave temple. As you all know, the Golden Temple of Dambulla is […]

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Dambulla Cave Temple is The Sistine Chapel of the Buddhism World

Dambulla Cave Temple is The Sistine Chapel of the Buddhism World

I haven’t been to many Buddhist temples but I can surely claim that Dambulla Cave Temple is The Sistine Chapel of the Buddhism world. And I’ve been to both. Everything inside this Buddhist temple – from its craggy floors to its painted walls and roof and life-size statues – is incredibly magnificent! It is also […]

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Travel Itinerary: 8 Days in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka is a country that looks like a teardrop located south of India. It may not be a well-known travel destination but it can charm you with its endless pristine beaches and verdant jungles. Every region offers a different experience that would surprise everyone – even the most intrepid traveler among us. I was […]

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The Views on the Summit of Pidurangala Rock (Sigiriya, Sri Lanka).

I Climbed the Pidurangala Rock in Sigiriya and Wore My Rainbow Wig on the Summit

Sri Lanka – I climbed the Pidurangala Rock in Sigiriya and wore my rainbow wig with pride. And this is, perhaps, the most photogenic view I took of myself wearing the wig. For your information – I bring my rainbow wig anywhere I travel and wear it in front of a country’s well-known tourist attraction. […]

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25 Photos: The Views Are Magnificent on Our Way up to Lipton’s Seat

Sri Lanka – on our way up to Lipton’s Seat, the views are breathtakingly stunning. I had to tell the driver a couple of times to stop here and there so I can take some photographs. The emerald views seem endless as hills and mountains roll high and low. Lipton’s Seat is, of course, the […]

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These Fishermen on Stilts in Sri Lanka are Fishing for Money Galle, Sri Lanka).

These Fishermen on Stilts in Sri Lanka are Fishing for Money

When traveling in Sri Lanka, one of the scenes that would forever be etched in your memory is the fishermen on stilts. They can be found along the coast or wherever there’s water. However, the practice of stilt fishing may look like a time-honoured custom but it’s actually not. It started around World War II – […]

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The State of the Elephants at Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage in Sri Lanka

The State of the Elephants at Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage in Sri Lanka

In my previous post, I wrote about how I got into the tourist trap of bathing a chained elephant at Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage in Sri Lanka. I regretted it and I still feel guilty about it. It’s probably the most stupid thing I’ve done in my travels. It’s irresponsible travel in many ways. An Orphanage? […]

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I Bathed an Ellie at Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage and I Instantly Regretted it! (Sri Lanka).

I Bathed an Ellie at Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage and I Instantly Regretted it!

In Sri Lanka, I bathed an ellie at Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage and I instantly regretted it. As soon as I saw the elephant with a chain on her neck, I was heartbroken. But, instead of backing out and demanding to return the money I paid for ($5), I went down into the river. Why? It’s for the […]

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Doors inside Jaipur City Palace (Pink City, Jaipur, India)

Itinerary – 10 Days in India

Early this year, I had a 10-day trip to India. Yes, I know, for a huge country like India, 10 days is a joke, right? 😀 That’s why, I chose to explore New Delhi, Agra and Jaipur. These three cities are the usual tourist destinations for those who have little time in the country. They’re called […]

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What Morning Looks Like at Ganges River in Varanasi (India).

What Morning Looks Like at Ganges River in Varanasi

The Ganges River in Varanasi is everything to the Hindus who live in the city. They consider it holy but they don’t treat it like one. It’s murky and polluted. For a visitor like me, I see the flowing river crying for help. Strolling along the banks, I saw a lot of things that’s not […]

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