Archive for September 4th, 2011

A Meeting of Cultures  KANDY.. The very name is redolent of history, culture, festivals, dances, caparisoned elephants, and historic rituals. Ancient temples nestle in remote corners of this “Kanda Udarata” –the old Kandyan Kingdom. The architecture, hipped roofs, frescoes, wood carvings and antiquities of these places of worship provide a veritable feast for the eyes, vying for attention with the surrounding vistas of cloud capped mountains, rivers, waterfalls and verdant plateaus. Kandyan architecture has a sublime  [ Read More ]

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