Text & pix by Mahil Wijesinghe | Sunday Observer

Text & pix by Mahil Wijesinghe

The Panavitiya Ambalama stands on four solid rock stones planted on the ground at Matiyagane
Ambalama’ is a Sinhala word for a wayside rest-house. I first saw one when I was trekking to Sri Pada, (Adam’s Peak) as a boy with my grandmother in latter part of 1970s. I saw several buildings along the trek up to the peak where weary pilgrims stop over to take a respite from their long journey. Ambalama was closely associated with the culture of Sri Lankan community....
12 June, 2021
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