North Central Sri Lanka 2012

Pictures from the historical towns of Anuradhapura and Polonnaruwa in Sri Lanka's North Central province. Taken in March 2012 with a Pentax 35mm camera and Kodak Ektar film.

Pentax K1000. Kodak Ektar 100.

Jetavanaramaya Stupa

The 400 ft. high Jetavanaramaya stupa in Anuradhapura

Old tree

An old and beautiful tree amidst the ruins of Anuradhapura

Ancient ruins

Ancient ruins of Anuradhapura

Sri Lankan countryside

Fields and trees on the way to Polonnaruwa

Audience hall

King's audience hall at Polonnaruwa

Palace

Palace of king Prarakramabahu at Polonnaruwa

Siva Dewale

Shiva temple at Polonnaruwa

Monks in the woods

Buddhist monks in the woods surrounding the ruins at Polonnaruwa

Lankathilaka

The massive Buddha statue at Lankathilaka temple, Polonnaruwa

Palace ruins

Ruins of king Nissankamalla's palace at Polonnaruwa

Lake

Lake at Polonnaruwa