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Made of sand in Mirissa

March 22nd 2017
HE SAID... Today we were travelling south-west from Yala National Park to Mirissa. We woke late at 6:30am, quickly organised our packs and headed to breakfast in the hotel’s open air restaurant at 7:30am. With little time to spare I gobbled a couple of egg hoppers (thin crispy rice flour and coconut crepes cooked in a mini-wok, with an egg in the centre) with seeni sambol (caramelised onion rel ... read more
Asia » Sri Lanka » Southern Province » Matara » Mirissa

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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16th December 2017

Stilt fishing
Never ceases to amaze me with the ingenuity of folks to make a buck. Brilliant.
16th December 2017

Re: Stilt fishing
I know what you mean! A clear case of demand and supply :) But still sad that such an old tradition, unique to this tiny part of the world, has been tarnished

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