Tag: Sri Lanka

Ramparts of Galle – Withstanding time & natureRamparts of Galle – Withstanding time & nature

We Indians have been associated with Galle more because of the cricket, as it had been one of the three major centres of cricket in Sri Lanka, besides Colombo and Kandy. More recently, we felt the pain of an insulting defeat just on the eve of the Independence Day in first test match at Galle. […]

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Photo of the day – Fishing in MonsoonPhoto of the day – Fishing in Monsoon

The famous stilt fishermen of Sri Lanka, unmoved by strong monsoon. Fishermen in Sri Lanka use stilts to catch a fish. Stilt Fishing is an old tradition practiced by around 500 fishing families in Galle, in southwestern-most Sri Lanka, especially around the towns of Koggala,Kathaluwa, and Ahangama. They usually fish during sunset, noon and sunrise, with each one taking their elevated […]

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