ISLE Program

2005 Photo Gallery

More photos from the 2005 group.

ARRIVAL

ARRIVAL

Peter and Jacob, happy to be in Sri Lanka at last.

HABIT

"Make fun a habit!" (Billboard on the way into Kandy.)

KANDY ORIENTATION

TO TEMPLE

Walking to the Sri Dalada Maligawa (the Temple of the Tooth).

TEMPLE SECURITY

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.

MOAT

The Maligawa Moat.

OFFERING

Offerings at a small stupa inside the Maligawa.

RANDINE

Randine puts her sandals back on after visiting the Maligawa.

KOVIL

The university kovil (Hindu temple).

KOVIL SPIRES

Details of the spire carvings.

ORPHANS

Casey and Jacob interact with kids at the Sengithi Sevana orphanage in Kandy.

SESSION I, NORTHERN TOUR

NOTES

Taking notes under the drop-ledge caves at Vessagiriya:
Bristol, Aimee, Cathy, Casey, Sara, Ariel, Randine, Ian, and Lish.

FLAGS

Prayer flags on a fence at the Sri Maha Bodhi site.

POND

Small pool by ancient monastery near Mihintale, Randine to right.

DIRECTOR

Left to right: Director Kremer's husband, Iouri, tour assistant Sissera,
and Director Kremer, on top of Sigiriya.

SESSION II, FIELD TRIPS

drum

A woman carving out a drum in a drum village not too far from Kandy.

shrine room

Inside the Kataragama shrine room, religious life buzzes as people push
and shove to offer their fruit trays to the god.

water buffalo

Some of the commonly seen water buffalo in the up-country.

waterfalls

One of the many waterfalls on the way to Nuwara Eliya.

stream

A stream in the hills of Nuwara Eliya. These streams
are often surrounded by lush tea plants and flowers as seen here.