Continue reading “Special Feature — THE FORGOTTEN TEMPLE: Dakkinagiriya & the Other Kaludiya Pokuna”
A thousand-year-old ‘mountain monastery’, lost in the Kaludiya Pokuna Forest, east of Dambulla; forgotten by the tour guides, and seemingly by time itself. For the visitor seeking something literally off the beaten track, the Dakkinagiri Viharaya is an intriguing but serene detour away from the well-trodden sites of Sri Lanka’s Cultural Triangle.”
The Land Without Lakes
Atop the Sigiriya Rock Fortress, Sri Lanka #24
Southeast, Through the Ella Gap
Evening over the plains between the Central Highlands of Sri Lanka and the Yala National Park. January 2016.