Sri Lanka, August 2011

Bathing elephants in Oya River. The elephants live in an Elephant Orphanage in Pinnawala.

Elephant at the Esala Perahara (the festival of the tooth). It is held in July or August in Kandy.

Entrance to Dambulla cave temple.

View from Sigiriya (lion's rock), an ancient rock fortress and palace ruin.

It's an egg hopper, a type of food in South India and Sri Lankan cuisine.

Tea plantation in the central highlands of Sri Lanka.

Woman working in a tea plantation.

It is the tallest Buddha statue in the world, Aukana Buddha Statue.

Beach of Arugam Bay, east of Sri Lanka.

In Sri Lanka a typical meal is 'rice & curry'. Here you can see a fish curry.

Sri Lankan Green Viper, found in Sinharaja forest.

A Tuk-Tuk is the right means of transport for short distances.

Beach of Trincomalee, east of Sri Lanka.

last updated: 15.04.12