Ravana Falls (Photo)

Motherfucking vertical panorama. The vertical part is Imaad’s idea. View giant


Honestly, just look at the picture. This is a vertical panorama which captures most of the falls. Ravana Falls (there are a few actually) is visible from throughout Ella, most notably from Ambiente. If you follow the rail tracks and turn at the second Buddha shrine, you get there. Go down to the left (or swim across) from the right and you can descend down a few levels. But be careful.

I’ve tried bathing in it, slipped and ended up hanging by my fingers till Mendis pulled me out. Hanging horizontally, mind you, not over the edge, but the water is strong and you can get slipped down pretty fast. Dudes are hanging out brushing their teeth or whatever, of course. The casual hardcoreness of Sri Lankans never ceases to amaze me.

This time Imaad was wearing rubber slippers and fell. He used his hand to lift his camera and fell literally on his face. Respect.

Anyways, two things I’ve learned not to fuck with – waterfalls and elephants.

But double anyways, there’s some more photos of the falls coming up. I just struggled to squeeze this one out of the iPad and wanted to put it up.

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A Mother
2012-04-05 23:10:49

use four letter words if you must but putting mother in front is not nice.

 
2012-04-06 12:22:53

Fuuuuuuuuuuck. That is one epic shot! :O

 
shammi
2012-04-06 19:14:36

Is Chavie allowed to use the mother of four letter words (a thirteen letter one) on Good Friday/Poya?

 
Mervin Silva
2012-04-07 05:31:10

I agree. People should not use the mother-F word.

In fact I shall me soon outlawing the use of that word in Kelaniya…Mother’s must be respected.

 
2012-04-07 14:35:54

wow, v nice shot, different thinking. also its the corect ravana falls if u descended from the railway track. the fall by the side of the main road, which ppl commonly refer to as ravana falls, is in fact Bambaragala falls.

 
2012-04-17 18:22:27

[...] rocks from the hills and creates many small falls like this. It all makes huge waterfalls, like in Ella, or Dunhinda. These are magnificent but not swimmable, at all. They’re actually rather [...]

 
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