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The Port Utrecht bastion  
   

The Port Utrecht bastion

With the Lighthouse and Meeran Mosque close by. The fort was built by the Portuguese, then the Dutch arrived then the British took it over, a complex history but I'm glad the Sri Lankans get to enjoy it now.
Where's my Kottu Roti???

June 8th 2017
It's been a while since my last blog, that pesky thing called work got in the way for a while but having dispensed with Corporate life for a few months over the summer, it was time to hit the airport once again. Destination of choice this time was the tropical isle of Sri Lanka. On arrival at Colombo airport we were firstly impressed by the splendid choice of arrival duty free. It seems in Sri ... read more
Asia » Sri Lanka » Southern Province

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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