Sri Lanka
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  • Did a quick visit to Sri Lanka in June whilst in Singapore. It was low season and pretty quiet. For a third world economy, it was pretty expensive for tourists as a government sanction on exploitation of all tourists was firmly in place.

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    More or less typical
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    White buddha on a hill (Kandy) - a common site throughout Sri Lanka
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    Kandy Lake
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    Temple of Tooth Relic (of Buddha's that is)
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    Hills around Kandy
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    Gold Buddha on hill
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    Another Gold Buddha - at the Dambulla Cave Temple, Dambulla
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    Monks heading to the cave
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    Hotel grounds of Sigiriya Village where I stayed
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    Enjoying the fresh country air whilst snoozing
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    Roadside stall - it somehow just looked bright and colourful
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    Chaos
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    The uniquotous tuk-tuks
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    Fishermen at Negombo - a "tourist area" near the international airport
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    Near the fish-market
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    Fish being dried on the beach
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    Negombo fish market