6 thoughts on “Beautiful Kandy – Locked down.

  1. Thank you Anoja for the most lovely photos that seem to ‘ tell a story ” …
    This is what I call , Community Spirit in Time of Isolation – It was sooo nice of you to send in these photos , so we see Beauty in Isolation .
    It was quite something for me to see this beautiful Sacred City – devoid of devotees and people who just come to enjoy its beauty, take a walk round Nuwara Weva , visit the Maligawa , or just hand around and people watch – -which is what I do most of the time !
    The Cassia Trees in full bloom with its gorgeous pink flowers – adds a very cheery sight , to the Sacred City in Isolation .
    These are like the Magnolia trees that are now blooming , here in Canada .
    A bustling city – now Alone and Healing in Isolation .
    Perhaps- we were meant to see the Beauty in Isolation- something none of us have ever seen in day light in Kandy .
    Perhaps this time of Isolation is also a Time for Reflection and Rejuvenation through Healing .. for all of us .
    Keep Well- my dear Mates of Class of 64, and Stay Apart for now, so we may Stay Together soon !
    Deepthie .

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  2. Thank you Anoja for posting these lovely pictures. I cannot add anything else to what Deeepthi has mentioned already..

    On my many trips to Kandy I have never seen its beauty as depicted in these pictures. Traffic jams , wall to wall people , smog and dirt does not do justice to mar the beauty of our hill capital.

    Nisantha

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  3. Hi Anoja
    Thanks for sharing the photos with all of us. As Deepthie has mentioned, the beauty in isolation is terrific. The blooming trees are so beautiful.
    I have not been to Kandy for many many years, but can identify all the landmarks in the photos
    Selvi

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  4. Thanks Anoja for sharing these pics of a beautiful city particularly without the traffic and trees in bloom.
    It brings back memories of the Sacred City where I commenced my anaesthetic training.

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  5. Thank you Anoja,
    It is a great boom to see pictures of sacred city in bloom
    Thanks for sharing with us it diminished lockdown gloom
    What amazes me is the natural beauty greenery amazing
    As a septuagenarian, reminiscing past scenes are thrilling
    Ariya

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