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Group net fishing

This is how they fish here. The basically throw out a massive net, then very slowly over a period of 1-2 hours, a line of 6 fisherman slowly in a rhythmic back-and-forth inch their way backwards up the beaching pulling up the net.
Chilling at Nilaveli Beach, Trincomalee

April 7th 2011
Finally we were off to do the part of the trip I had been eagerly looking forward to - visiting my cousins ... well sort of. Sri Lanka consists of two people groups, the majority being the singhalese, and the minority being tamils. Tamils are squashed up in the north and east of Sri Lanka, and thus so far, the majority of our interactions had been with singhalese. Being of tamil descent, I was loo ... read more
Asia » Sri Lanka » Eastern Province » Trincomalee

Sri Lankan Flag 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
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