SRI LANKA TRAVELOGUE – LAST DAY – COLOMBO – LAST OF GANGARAMAYA TEMPLE

by Antonio Gil January. 25, 2020 453 views

Teresa's picture

Teresa's picture

Stuffed elephant

Stuffed elephant

Asian Manneken Pis

Asian Manneken Pis

This one took his meditation too far

This one took his meditation too far

More gifts

More gifts

♫♫ Julien Clerc - L'éléphant est déjà vieux ♫♫

Ellie, My Stuffed elephant

By Zachary Newshel

Many people have
Stuffed teddy bears,
Or
Rabbits,
But I have
A stuffed elephant.
His name
Is
Ellie.

His tail,
A little shredded,
From all the times
I rubbed it against my hand.

His neck,
With no stuffing,
From all the times
I squeezed him tight in a hug.

His blue fur,
All matted down,
From all the times
I used him to brush away my tears.

His amber eyes,
A little scratched,
When they stare at me,
I wonder
Just how many memories
A stuffed elephant
can hold.

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Buster Bruce 2 months, 1 week ago

AMP #4 small by most standards but then again no reference to be seen so who are we to judge another man! LOL. Wonderful series Antonio

2 months, 1 week ago Edited
Antonio Gil Replied to Buster Bruce 2 months, 1 week ago

LOL. So true smile Thanks Bruce

2 months, 1 week ago Edited
Bethany Plonski 2 months, 1 week ago

What an eclectic mix - from what I've seen of Sri Lanka so far, it seems to be a place with interesting contrasts at every turn. Enjoyed your captions. smile

2 months, 1 week ago Edited
Antonio Gil Replied to Bethany Plonski 2 months, 1 week ago

This temple was specially eclectic and different from all the others I had ever seen. Thanks dear friend

2 months, 1 week ago Edited
Russell Smith 2 months, 1 week ago

Love this series :)

2 months, 1 week ago Edited
Antonio Gil Replied to Russell Smith 2 months, 1 week ago

Thanks for the favs dear friend

2 months, 1 week ago Edited
Berckmans Peter 2 months, 1 week ago

Lovely set these. Asian Manneken Pis made me smile. Maybe s forgotten cousin of ours here on Brussels

2 months, 1 week ago Edited
Antonio Gil Replied to Berckmans Peter 2 months, 1 week ago

Who knows? smile Thanks my friend

2 months, 1 week ago Edited
Francesc 2 months, 1 week ago

Excellent perspective on the first one...Happy Sunday mf

2 months, 1 week ago Edited
Antonio Gil Replied to Francesc 2 months, 1 week ago

You too Francesc, and thank you

2 months, 1 week ago Edited
Camellia Staab 2 months, 1 week ago

I cracked up reading your captions, but laughed the most with #4. The caption is perfect but also there is so much I can say about the statue itself and what it is representing, but I will keep my mouth shut because otherwise I will end up in the gutter. 😁
So........how many of those gifts did you buy?

2 months, 1 week ago Edited
Antonio Gil Replied to Camellia Staab 2 months, 1 week ago

End of travel means no money left 😀 Loved your well humoured comment dear Camellia

2 months, 1 week ago Edited
Tsao T-F 2 months, 1 week ago

Glad you have a wonderful travel. A very good series of Sri Lanka. Of course, you have a good last station.

2 months, 1 week ago Edited
Antonio Gil Replied to Tsao T-F 2 months, 1 week ago

But not this one though. But almost ending my friend

2 months, 1 week ago Edited
Tsao T-F Replied to Antonio Gil 2 months, 1 week ago

smile

2 months, 1 week ago Edited
Björn Roose 2 months, 1 week ago

'Asian Manneken Pis' ... joy You have some weird cultural references smile

2 months, 1 week ago Edited
Antonio Gil Replied to Björn Roose 2 months, 1 week ago

LOL after reading your comment

2 months, 1 week ago Edited
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