Around these parts, the leopard is the most difficult to find and photograph. Upon the first rumor of a leopard sighting, ten big trucks full of photographers go pounding down the trail in pursuit. It’s hard to imagine any self-respecting leopard staying put, but apparently they consider human activity to be harmless and silly enough to ignore us.
The only Buddha Tooth Relic in Anuradhapura
Colombo to Kandy and then Anuradhapura. We saw sixteen wild asian elephants tonight! Below is a serving-suggestion photo — they looked like this but it was too dark to take pictures of them:
For Bill! Orchidarium at Kandy:
A gigantic ficus!
… and the Laccadive Sea a bit smaller. Also, a few rooftop views of the city and a shot of the 20m pool where we swam under the stars last night.
Delhi – Colombo