At no place are these lovely insects more numerous and resplendent than at Kandy in Ceylon.
Usually a bo-tree is planted on the graves of the Kandy priests.
This was quite a novelty to me; so unlike any thing one meets with in the low country, or about the vicinity of Kandy.
This was the last king of Kandy, the then native capital of Ceylon.
Soon after a second proposal came, that the British soldiers should deliver up their arms, and should march back to Kandy.
In the olden times, in Kandy, only royalty and the priesthood were allowed the privilege.
There is a very pleasant drive which the visitor to Kandy must not forget to enjoy.
Kandy , a town on a mountain lake in the middle of Ceylon, 75 m. NE.
Dela'da, the tooth of Buddah, preserved in the Malegawa temple at Kandy.
Local authority declares the Kandy bo-tree to be the oldest one living.