2003 / 2004
1 - 31st December 2003
and I shared a seat, the flight attendant brought us
a child seat belt for me.
4 - 3rd January 2004 - Wedding Day
was the day we were here for.
6 - 5th January
Sri Lankan teddy bears in Kandy
9am our driver took us to the Temple of the Tooth. Where
it is said lays the molar tooth of Buddha. Before we
entered we were made to walk under an elephant under
its trunk and under it's body 3 times.
Rock stands 200m out of the jungle and was transformed
in the 5th Century by King Kassapa into a fortress that
became his safe haven, as he became a little bit of
a scaredy cat for his life. The King's palace "The Heaven
Castle" remains today only in it's foundations. There
are frescoes on the rock walls of pretty Sigiriya Maidens.
Habarana Elephant Safari we rode an elephant called
Samani, Choc-Ice joined us for this.
Reclining Buddha in Polonnaruwa
12 - 11th January
is a quiet little village on the east side of mountain