Green! This is a green island – and I can tell you, for a girl from a sunburnt country, green’s the most enticing colour in the world! Let me show you just a few more green scenes, shot over the last couple of weeks:
At the mal pola – the weekly plant market:
Even the beaches are cloaked in green:
Fittingly – since Peradeniya is the site of Sri Lanka’s excellent botanical gardens, and the garden-like campus of the island’s first, and premier university – I was bowled over by walls and banks of green:
At Peradeniya also, I came across a tree – its delicate new leaves almost fluorescent on that grey, dismal day – to prove to you that yes, we do have Spring:
While up on a misty plateau of the Knuckles Mastiff, multi-hued paddy fields created a green sea surrounding this pink farmhouse on its coconut-fringed island:
Thank you Ailsa for proposing an ever-inspiring green theme this week.