Sigiriya Lion Rock, Sri Lanka

Sigiriya Lion Rock, Sri Lanka

Sigiriya Lion Rock rises 360 meters above sea level. While it is not a Buddhist pilgrimage site, it is very important historically and archaeologically and is one of the UNESCO Cultural Triangle sites. As described later in this post, it was also home during separate...
Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka

Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka

In 1978, UNESCO approved a project to safeguard the centuries of cultural achievements of six exceptional sites in Sri Lanka. They called the sites, bounded by Polonnaruwa, Anuradhapura and Kandy, the Cultural Triangle. When South Indian invaders sacked the early...
Luang Prabang, Laos

Luang Prabang, Laos

Wat Xieng Thong Wat Sop Wat Sene Wat Siri Moung Khoung Wat Si Boun Houang Wat Khili Wat Suwannaphumaham Wat Nong Sikhunmuang Wat Thakmo and Wat Aham Wat Tham Phousi Wat Pa Khe and Wat Paphane Peacefulness Temple Pak Ou Caves Royal Palace Truth be told, Luang Prabang...