The Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage is an orphanage, nursery and captive breeding ground for Asian elephants and is notable for having the largest herd of captive elephants in the world. Watching these creatures was just pure, absolute joy.
Traditional songs and dances in Kandy.
A UNESCO World Heritage Site, this was an ancient palace dating back to 477-495 CE when King Kasyapa chose Sigiriya as the new capital.
Fear of empty space in Matale.
One thing I noticed about Sri Lanka is its rich wildlife like this monkey hanging about the caves of Dambulla.
Created in 1807 by the last Sinhalese King Sri Vikrama Rajasinha.
This is where Ceylon Tea comes from.
The first time I saw and touched the waters of the Indian Ocean.
The second most ancient of Sri Lanka's kingdoms and declared a city by King Vijayabahu I. This city was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Around 1-5 January 2011.