Archive | September, 2010
Aware Siripa Karunawa “ Rajamale | Moray | Sandagalathenna Route”

Aware Siripa Karunawa “ Rajamale | Moray | Sandagalathenna Route”

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Although we planned to use public transport as our transportation method, later arranged a van from Colombo to Moray Estate which saved lot of time. All the credit goes to our good friend Nirmal for arranging the van although he couldn’t join due to unavoidable circumstances. Mate, we missed you through out the journey.

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Off season Sri Pada Karnawa Sri Palabadgala | Raja Mawatha | Rathnpura Route

Off season Sri Pada Karnawa Sri Palabadgala | Raja Mawatha | Rathnpura Route

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We experienced a dry weather even its off season. Yet it was very cold at night we couldn’t sleep because of the cold and around 2AM we got up and stayed near Uda Maluwa. It was a godly. We experienced the tranquility of this scared place. That day I took a decision to climb Adams Peak every year in off season. There was another Nade who climbed up using Hatton route.

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Exploring lost memories in 15 years back

Exploring lost memories in 15 years back

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Guys let’s have a cup of tea while loading our lungs with cool & fresh breath from the land of the finest Ceylon tea. Being obeying the “Nade Guru”, the vehicle was parked at a village café. We were moving towards Nuwara eliya from Colombo in this morning.

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Naguleswaram Temple,Keerimalai,Dambakola Patuna,Kankesanthurai(KKS)

Naguleswaram Temple,Keerimalai,Dambakola Patuna,Kankesanthurai(KKS)

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We had a wonderful breakfast prepared by Mathu’s mother and started the journey from Chavakachcheri around 7AM. We traveled with Mathu’s fathers van and the driver uncle couldn’t speak Sinhala but what he explained was translated to us by our good friend Mathu. Anyway we first used A9 to go to Jaffna and then used B268 to go to Kankesanthurai.

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Uthurupauwa Temple, Ibbankatuwa Ancient Burial Site, Kandalama Tank

Uthurupauwa Temple, Ibbankatuwa Ancient Burial Site, Kandalama Tank

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We began our journey from Kadawatha and on our way after passing Gokarella we saw a sign board indicating Uthurupauwa Temple on the left side of the road on our way to Dambulla. As the signboard said it was a ancient temple done by King Devanampiyathissa we were bit excited to visit the place.

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A Pilgrims to “Suthighara Chaithya”

A Pilgrims to “Suthighara Chaithya”

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Dedigama is world famous for its elephant lamp. Two of these lamps similar in design were found buried in the relic chamber of the Sutighara Cetiya of Dedigama. This unique archaeological exhibit, gives an insight into the advanced state of technological development during the reign of King Parakramabahu.

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