Monday, January 13, 2020

Let's Try Again!

Day 74 - We're planning another overnight trip. Just as last week, we'll all pile into a van and head off tomorrow morning. We'll again find a hotel for one night. This time, however, we'll head north and east. There are a bunch of things we can see with the sisters in the area around Anuradhapura. We'll visit some important Buddhist and ancient historical sites.

Turn to Madhu Church

One pilgrimage spot I missed in the past was the Madhu Church, a Roman Catholic Marian shrine in Mannar district. The only time Jay and I tried going to that area we couldn't get through. It was 2004 and the LTTE rebels controlled the area. The picture above is the same one used on October 3, 2004. We should definitely have better luck tomorrow morning.


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