Riding the Podi Menike Train from Colombo to Hatton
Riding the Podi Menike Train from Colombo to Hatton
14th August 2022
Riding the Podi Menike Train from Colombo to Hatton
It’s 4.45am and I could do with some more sleep. However, I am up and about, showered and ready to leave home – destination Colombo Fort. I suppose I need not have woken up that early as it only took me a mere couple of minutes to get...
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Crafting Hands of the South
4th August 2022
Crafting Hands of the South
Deeply connected to Sri Lanka’s ancient history and folklore tales, the art of wooden mask making is a craft that has been passed down generation by generation. Masks are also a distinct element in traditional processions and festivals...
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Tea and Opium: Liquid Jade and the Fruit of the Poppy
1st August 2022
Tea and Opium: Liquid Jade and the Fruit of the Poppy
It is a singular irony that Tea, unarguably the most healthy beverage in the world next to water, should share a common history with Opium, the curse of many societies across the world for several centuries, particularly China; equally...
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