Wednesday, March 18, 2015

SRI LANKA ~ Ayubowan from Knuckles Mountain Range ~

...Nature at is best..."Ayubowan" is the word used in Sri Lanka to greet someone.... It means Long Life.... One is generally greeted by joining two hands in prayer-like manner and saying "Ayubowan".... This phrase can be used any time of the day...Many Thanks Ravindra!!
Photo © Lalana Yapa
From backside card:
Having a dip at Telgamu oya river, Knuckles Range

Thelgamu Oya is one of the main water resources in Knuckles region. It is a tributary of Amban Ganga, which eventually joins with River Mahaweli.

The Knuckles mountain range, so called because of its appearance resembles a set of knuckles of a clenched fist, consists of five mountain peaks and several other smaller peaks. With the highest point about 6,000 ft above sea level the Knuckles span an extensive region covering 155 sq. km of the island.

A wide variety of rare and endemic flora and fauna makes this wilderness area a place of rich biodiversity. It is a major eco tourism venue of the island.

National Parks of Sri Lanka - Hawksbill Turtle
(Issued 28-07-2013)
Solar System - Mars
(Issued 03-12-2014)

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