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Day visit to Buduruwagala, Sri Lanka – Travel Article

Stories Day visit to Buduruwagala, Sri Lanka   Before leaving for Sri Lanka, Cody learned about an ancient buddhist temple not far from the town of Ella called Buduruwagala. Rather than a man made structure that you enter, this 1000 year old temple rests in an outdoor complex surrounded by forest and consists of 7 buddha statues carved into a rock face. The statues date back to the 10th century and are thought to belong to the Mahayana school of…

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5 Tips for Hiking as a Vegan – Travel Article

Stories 5 Tips for Hiking as a Vegan 5 Tips for Hiking as a Vegan Image Credit: Unsplash Going on a hike is one of the best ways to explore a new destination, and it also happens to be one of the simplest yet most nourishing activities you can do for your mind and body. But it also entails a bit of preparation, and as a vegan, one of the considerations you have to make is what to eat on…

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Culture and Adventure in Iranian Kurdistan » Discover World Places – Travel Article

A story about life; it’s unbearable, it’s wonderful, it’s unique taste and kindness from a travelers perspective.  10 minute read. Horrible nights The night was long, endless almost. Man, was I mistaken when yesterday I thought we would sleep in paradise. Surrounded by a one-hectare garden filled with pomegranate trees, the soft sounds of the whirling river down below and the cool summer air on our skin. It was late when we arrived at Sarriz’ garden, and the night had…

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Everything That Happened in 2017 – Travel Article

It is kind of crazy for me to fathom than 2017 is indeed coming to a close and in less than 48 hours, 2018 is taking over. I definitely deliberated quite a while before even starting this post. Even taking time to read through my year in review for 2016, split into 2 parts even! (Part One / Part Two). It left me feeling in a puddle of fuzzy emotions and I thought it’d be fitting to do one for…

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Culture and Adventure in Iranian Kurdistan » Discover World Places – Travel Article

A story about life; it’s unbearable, it’s wonderful, it’s unique taste and kindness from a travelers perspective.  10 minute read. Horrible nights The night was long, endless almost. Man, was I mistaken when yesterday I thought we would sleep in paradise. Surrounded by a one-hectare garden filled with pomegranate trees, the soft sounds of the whirling river down below and the cool summer air on our skin. It was late when we arrived at Sarriz’ garden, and the night had…

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Day visit to Buduruwagala, Sri Lanka – Travel Article

Stories Day visit to Buduruwagala, Sri Lanka   Before leaving for Sri Lanka, Cody learned about an ancient buddhist temple not far from the town of Ella called Buduruwagala. Rather than a man made structure that you enter, this 1000 year old temple rests in an outdoor complex surrounded by forest and consists of 7 buddha statues carved into a rock face. The statues date back to the 10th century and are thought to belong to the Mahayana school of…

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