Central Sri Lanka 2012

Pictures from the ancient Buddhist monuments at Sigiriya and Dambulla in the Sri Lanka's central province. Pentax 35mm camera and Kodak Ektar film.

Pentax K1000. Kodak Ektar 100.

Reclining Buddha

Reclining Buddha at Maha Alut Viharaya, Dambulla

Lotus pond

Lotus pond at Dambulla cave temples

Cave temples

Dambulla cave temples

Moat

Moat that surrounds the Sigiriya complex

View from the top

View from near the entrance to the Dambulla cave temples

Trees

Trees near the Sigiriya complex

Stairs

The climb up

Cobra head

Cobra head rock, Sigiriya

Ruins

Ruins around Sigiriya

Sigiriya

Sigiriya rock column seen from far

Monks and tourists

Monks and tourists climbing up Sigiriya