Jen, Indian Subcontinent Specialist
I first visited Sri Lanka when I was nine and returned several times while I was growing up. I was utterly captivated by its dramatic landscapes, diverse wildlife and vibrant culture. After finishing my English literature degree at Newcastle University, I was lucky enough to find a job with a Sri Lanka travel company and spent the next two years living and working in Colombo. I got to travel widely around the island, staying in a variety of hotels, searching out the best local eateries and doing a range of activities both on the tourist trail and off the beaten track. I then joined Audley as a country specialist and had the chance to explore the bustling markets and majestic monuments of Rajasthan in India as well. Now I get to share my knowledge of the region with others each day and help them to craft unforgettable journeys: something I love.
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I'll never forget when…
My first visit to the Dambulla Cave Temple left a lasting impression on me. When I first saw the paintings here, a 2,000-year-old complex of image houses that is one of the most sacred Buddhist sites in Sri Lanka, I was astonished. Over 100 ancient statues of Lord Buddha line the cave walls, while vivid frescos depicting his life adorn every inch of the walls and ceilings. An awe-inspiring place of great beauty and spirituality, Dambulla Cave Temple will enchant many, particularly those who want to immerse themselves in Sri Lanka’s culture and history.