Serenity of Isurumuniya

Serenity of Isurumuniya, Sri Lanka

This was taken from a top of a rock formation at a Monastery in Isurumuniya, Aunuradapura, Sri Lanka. The view from up hear is incredible when the sun is setting.

Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka

Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka

If you ever visit the South East Asian pearl, the hills district is a place not to miss. The views are astonishing, climate is alway 10° to 20° all year around. 360 degree views all around.

Devon falls

Devon falls, Sri Lanka

This waterfall in located in the hills district of Sri Lanka, the landscape is like a postcard out this way. The view is refreshing from distance.

More Information – ‘Devon Falls is a waterfall in Sri Lanka, situated 6 km west of Talawakele, Nuwara Eliya District on A7 highway. The falls is named after a pioneer English coffee planter called Devon, whose plantation is situated nearby the falls. The Waterfall is 97 metres high and ranked 19th highest in the Island. The Falls formed by Kothmale Oya, a tributary of Mahaweli River. Altitude of Devon falls is 1,140m above sea level.’ – Wiki

Carrying tea leaves

carrying tea leaves on her back, Sri Lanka

This strong women who works in Tea estate, was carrying a bag off of tea leaves to the factory. Work hear is hard, I have so much respect for this hardworking mothers. If you look close she has the knife that picks the tea leaves tucked in at the front of her garment.

Adam’s Peak (Sri Pada)

Adam’s peak (Sri Pada), Sri Lanka

This was taken from distance using 100-400mm lens Lumix G9, you maybe able to notice the temple on the top peak of the mountain, you might have to look closely.

I have climbed this peak only once, during the season large crowds climbs this mountain. When you start climbing around 6pm it will take till sunrise to get to the top due to the crowed, but once you get to the top, the views are breath taking. There is a sacred temple with Load Buddha’s footprint, which is covered and protected by the temple, where every Buddhist go to pay the respect and pray. It is in Buddhism know fact that Load Buddha has visited the top of this mountain 2500 years ago.

More information – Wikipedia extract – ‘Adam’s Peak is a 2,243 m (7,359 ft) tall conical mountain located in central Sri Lanka. It is well known for the Sri Pada, i.e., “sacred footprint”, a 1.8 m (5 ft 11 in) rock formation near the summit, which in Buddhist tradition is held to be the footprint of the Load Buddha, in Hindu tradition that of Shiva and in Islamic and Christian tradition that of Adam, or that of St. Thomas.’

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wider view, Adam’s peak (Sri Pada)