The conical peak looms 2,243 metres (7,359 ft) above the surrounding mountains and is one of Sri Lanka’s most celebrated backdrops. Near the summit a 1.8 meter rock formation in the shape of a footprint is celebrated by Buddists as Buddha’s footprint, by Muslims as Adam’s (of garden of eden fame), and by Hindu’s as the Godess Shiva’s footprint. We decided to join the crowds and make the long climb up in the dead of night in order to catch the sunrise from the top.
In this June 15, 2014, file photo, actor and former Marine Corps drill instructor R. Lee Ermey meets with fans during an appearance at the new Field Stream store in Millcreek Township, west of Erie, Pa. Ermey, a former marine who made a career in Hollywood playing hard nosed military men like Gunnery Sgt.
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He pursued a conservative M strategy in the hope the raw materials rout would make some of the more prized, higher quality assets available at knock down prices.That didn really happen, and Rio has largely waited on the sidelines following a pair of disastrous acquisitions a US$38 billion takeover of Alcan Inc. In 2007 and a A$3.9 billion (US$2.9 billion) coal mine purchase in 2011. The Alcan deal led to billions of dollars of writedowns and loaded the company with debt while the coal asset was later sold at just a fraction of the original price.Jacques, who last month announced a reshuffle that saw the head of iron ore depart, said recent copper mine deals had been attractive for sellers, evidence that top assets still can be bought for relatively cheap prices.
Bernard Williams is one of only three Americans who has run under 10 seconds in the 100 this year. The Carver graduate won the NCAA title for Florida, and then was tested by some international fields. He was fourth in the Prefontaine Classic June 24 in 10.21, and three days later was third in a race in Lucerne, Switzerland, in 10.27.
He won awards for news reporting in 1976 and editorial writing in 1984. A graduate of Carleton University School of Journalism in Ottawa, Mr. Corcoran began his business writing career with Canadian Press in his native Montreal. Eventually, Warner Bros. (which owns Hanna Barbera) noticed the show’s lasting success and decided to cash in on it. The result was the Mexican Argentinian Don Gato Y Su Pandilla (Top Cat And His Gang), a feature length animated film initially released only in South and Central America.