“I have just arrived on this exotic island of
Sri Lanka where we will embark on a 15 day journey to see why Sri Lanka
has been voted “the destination” to visit in 2016".
fishermen depart in their catamarans at 7pm and return at 5am with
their catch for the day, the only day rest is Sunday when they attend
Soon after we departed Negombo heading 175klm north
to Anuradhapura? The roads so far are surprisingly in good condition,
although it is slow going due to the tuk tuk's, trucks, and bicycles on
stopped for lunch at a popular restaurant situated next to a lake, and
thankfully we were blessed with a beautiful breeze to cool us. In the
afternoon we were to cyclie around the ancient kingdom of Anuradhapura,
Sri Lanka's first capital dating back to 500 Bc.
On our journey around this UNESCO site which
consisted of thousands of hectares or what we thought was more like an
estate. We were quite touched by the devotion of the Buddhist people,
and very conscious that we were allowed to share such a sacred place.