More photos from the 2005 group.
Peter and Jacob, happy to be in Sri Lanka at last.
"Make fun a habit!" (Billboard on the way into Kandy.)
Walking to the Sri Dalada Maligawa (the Temple of the Tooth).
Security personnel at the temple. Security was increased in Kandy
during the Perahera, and brought in an additional 7,000 police officers, who were
housed in Kandy schools. The school students enjoyed a two-week vacation,
to be made up at a later date.
The Maligawa Moat.
Offerings at a small stupa inside the Maligawa.
Randine puts her sandals back on after visiting the Maligawa.
The university kovil (Hindu temple).
Details of the spire carvings.
Casey and Jacob interact with kids at the Sengithi Sevana orphanage in Kandy.
SESSION I, NORTHERN TOUR
Taking notes under the drop-ledge caves at Vessagiriya:
Bristol, Aimee, Cathy, Casey, Sara, Ariel, Randine, Ian, and Lish.
Prayer flags on a fence at the Sri Maha Bodhi site.
Small pool by ancient monastery near Mihintale, Randine to right.
Left to right: Director Kremer's husband, Iouri, tour assistant Sissera,
and Director Kremer, on top of Sigiriya.
SESSION II, FIELD TRIPS
A woman carving out a drum in a drum village not too far from Kandy.
Inside the Kataragama shrine room, religious life buzzes as people push
and shove to offer their fruit trays to the god.
Some of the commonly seen water buffalo in the up-country.
One of the many waterfalls on the way to Nuwara Eliya.
A stream in the hills of Nuwara Eliya. These streams
are often surrounded by lush tea plants and flowers as seen here.