Showing posts with label environs. Show all posts
Showing posts with label environs. Show all posts

Monday, December 30, 2013

'Hotel Sigiriya' environs, Sigiriya, Sri Lanka.

A 'wire-shoot' from the top of Sigiriya rock to the ground below.

A tree house to escape from elephants.

A wood-carvers shop.
Pictures taken on a walk just outside the 'Hotel Sigiriya'.

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Environs of Saasaeruwa, Sri Lanka.

A 'Swift's' nest made of clay by the birds.

Entrance to the old cave temple.

Mother and child selling Lotus-rice harvested from the surrounding 'tanks'.

A room made out of clay walls below a rock.

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Environs of the Parliament Complex, Kotte, Sri Lanka.

Foot-paths for strollers.

The Parliament.

The new highway behind the Parliament Complex.
War memorial in front of the Parliament.
Colombo is becoming more and more beautiful day by day. The new highway behind the parliament has a foot-path for strollers which would become popular in times to come. The serenity and peace here is fantastic.


Tuesday, October 23, 2012

The Dalada Maligawa environs, Kandy, Sri Lanka.

The 'Queens bath' bordering the Kandy lake across the road.. 
The promenade bordering the Kandy Lake.
The Queens bath was the building where the female members of the royal household of the Kandyan Kings went for bathing. It housed a library but is now used as a Police Station.