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In Pictures: Polonnaruwa…and Duran Duran

Duran Duran…that got your attention, didn’t it? Well, hold that thought and I will explain shortly 🙂 We were on the quest of visiting and exploring UNESCO heritage sites in Sri Lanka. After 2 days of visiting Dambulla Caves and climbing up Sigiriya the Lion Rock in the Central Province, our drive went slightly further up to North Central Province. The drive from Peradeniya to Polonnaruwa was about 3-4 hours. For this excursion, we had to wake up earlier than previous days, thus we set off at 7am. We stopped en route to have breakfast, and thank goodness, we did

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In Pictures: Wat Pho, Bangkok

Wat Pho is one of the largest and oldest temples in Bangkok. It is also the birthplace of Thai traditional massage. Located only 10 minutes walk from the Grand Palace, most visitors would visit Wat Pho as well, and is mainly to admire the Reclining Buddha. If one is awestruck by the grandeur of the Grand Palace in Bangkok, then the experience is also mind-blowing at Wat Pho. The temple is open daily from 8.30am till 6.30pm and the entrance fee is THB100. The Reclining Buddha is about 160 feet in length and is made of solid gold. The feet of

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