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Uncomfortably comfortable in Jaffna

We are driving from Jaffna back to Colombo along the A9 highway.

Around us the land is dry. Too dry for the thick vegetation, tea plantations and rolling hills we saw in Kandy but strong enough to host a scatter of shrubs and bushes. 766 more words

Sri Lanka's War Widows and the Road to Reconciliation

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka – The civil war lasted 26 years. It cost the lives of an estimated 100,000 people and devastated the north and east of the island nation. 55 more words


Impressions from Kilinochchi

For the uninitiated, Kilinochchi is one of the twenty five districts in Sri Lanka, situated south-east of Jaffna, in the North. Oh, and there was a war that was fought in the vicinity. 734 more words

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Illustrated Travel Diary: Northern Province

Only a few months ago, I was lamenting that I hadn’t visited the Northern province of Sri Lanka and now, I’ve been there twice with a possible third trip coming up soon. 3,385 more words

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