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Sri Lanka #2 – Monkey Island (Expat Week #067)


Adventures of an American Traveler

Everything is improved by the judicious application of primates. ~Chris Roberson

This Guy Grabbed My Leg This Guy Grabbed My Leg

Going to Sri Lanka, I expected to have an encounter with the Buddha. In fact, the main reason I went to Sri Lanka was to continue on my tour of famous Buddhist sites. In Sri Lanka, I headed for an area known as the cultural triangle, a place the ancients left their indelible mark, near the center of the island.

What I didn’t expect is to encounter more monkeys in two days than in the previous 53 years of my life. The first 51 don’t really count because I lived most of my life in the midwest USA where monkeys exist solely in zoos.

Day 1 – The Road to Sigiriya

Rambutan Rambutan

My first hotel was in Sigiriya which, to trust Google Maps, is a mere 2 hours 20 minutes from the airport near…

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