Batticaloa! October 10th 2013 Batticaloa!
Riding through the countryside approaching Batticaloa was like the approach to Jaffna. Destroyed buildings all along the way. Who was there when that roof collapsed? Did the people at this farm get out alive? Though the war officially ended in 2009, there are reminders of it everywhere. As with the tsunami, the people of "Batti" took a very big hit.
And as everywhere else in Sri ... read more
Asia » Sri Lanka » Eastern Province » Batticaloa The Sinhalese arrived in Sri Lanka late in the 6th century B.C., probably from northern India. Buddhism was introduced beginning in about the mid-third century B.C., and a great civilization developed at the cities of Anuradhapura (kingdom from circa... ... read more
Martha Mollison is a video producer, writer and ESL teacher based in Sydney, Australia, and Portland, Oregon. She and husband Phil Cooper are in that sweet point in their lives when they can be travelling. Please join in the adventures!... full info