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Top 10 Reasons Why You Should Visit Sri Lanka: Reflecting back on some of my favorite activities

1.    Climb Sri Pada, to see where Buddha left his footprint

2.    Remote beaches

Fisherman at Bentota Beach in 1991

Fisherman at Bentota Beach in 1991

3.    Safari’s with elephant sightings

4.    Join the Perahera.  A parade of a hundred elephants

Colombo Perahera in 1992

Colombo Perahera in 1992

5.    Feed the baby elephants in a daily ritual at the elephant orphanage

Pinnewala Elephant Orphanage in 1988

Pinnewala Elephant Orphanage in 1988

6.    Visit 5th century temples

7.    Visit World’s End where you can view the southern coast on a clear day.  The cliff height is about 270 meters straight down

View from the top of Adam's Peak (Sri Pada), 1992

View from the top of Adam’s Peak (Sri Pada), 1992

8.    Best tea in the world

9.    It’s always summer except in the hill country where you can breathe fresh, clean air

10.Some of the friendliest people on earth

Dikoya, 1992

Dikoya, 1992

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