A world of Buddhas

Dambulla is a fascinating place.

Cave temples filled with statues and frescoes.

Endless arrays of Buddha in stunning yellow…

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Elephantine adventures

Elephant watching in Lanka is quite amazing.  Amazing because the elephants are just there. On the road, in a roadside pond, walking past a small village… The fascination of seeing them. Being so close to so mighty a creature however remains. As strong for the locals as it is for the tourists. In cars and auto-rickshaws…

Up The Rock

While we go for The Ladies The Rock itself is reason enough to visit. Gaze at in awe. Standing tall. Full of interest Climbing up you pass the Mirror Wall Vistas of Mountains Forests stretching afar. At the top is a Fort impressive even today. Though all that remains is a water tank and some walls.

That awesome moment when your heart melts

At a turtle hatchery in Sri Lanka. As these sea creatures wove their magic on every visitor. From eggs, all soft and misshaped. To the cutest one-day-old babies that seem to like the warmth of a human hand. Their soft bellies and flippers.   and that awesome moment when I got a turtle kiss. (Ps. be…

The ladies of Sigiriya

Thousands come every year to meet these ladies floating across a rocky wall. Each wonders  who were they? where did they come from? what purpose their presence for the monks? Or were they more for the kings and warriors  who built a fort right on the top?    

Tales from Lanka

December found us heading to Lanka. A holiday much awaited. Much planned. What we had not planned was Nature. And the storm that broke upon our heads. Caught in the midst of a heavy tropical storm that lasted over a week. Our holiday photographs searched for life and colour amidst the water and grey.