No visit to Sri Lanka is complete without visiting endless, green tea plantations. There you’ll see many beautiful ladies like this one. They work hard on plantations as tea pickers for a few dollars per day.
“I describe myself as a simple Buddhist monk. No more, no less.” Dalai Lama
Man on the bus, Kandy
People of Sri Lanka are true and real treasure of the island. Warm, friendly, kind and positive they simply leave you speechless… on every corner!
Lotus boy, Kandy
I will never forget this boy. I was standing in front of the temple in Kandy, when he approached to me with his deep, big eyes holding a lotus flower for me. ‘This is for you, madam’, he said. So when someone asks me: What is the best present you’ve ever got? It’s a present from the heart, a lotus flower or a kind smile from a person you have never met before.
Long way home
I met this lady on the train from Kandy to Ella in Sri Lanka. She was sitting next to me, smiling and trying to communicate, although she didn’t know a word of English. After some time she fell asleep. So peacefully…