Saturday, June 9, 2012

'Nongu' at Kithulgala, Sri Lanka.

Unripe palmyra fruit - 'Nongu' and King coconut for sale at Kithulgala. Note  the Kithul jaggery and kithul honey on the table for sale. Note also the folded camp bed and chair of the vendor.
The road at Kithulgala.


Friday, June 8, 2012

Thursday, June 7, 2012

'Api maerenney nae', a group song.

'Api maerenney nae' 
A group song in a cultural performance by the staff of the Base Hospital, Wathupitiwala, Sri Lanka, title 'Ranga Dhahaena'

Tuesday, June 5, 2012

St.Clair's waterfall, Thalawakelle, Sri Lanka

This waterfall is downstream from the Upper Kothmale dam. Water is released from the sluice gates of the dam on and off, to keep the waterfall going.

Video at present:- 

Video of the waterfall before completion of the dam:- 

See an earlier picture taken before the completion of the Kothmale Dam:- 

Sunday, June 3, 2012

Somerset Estate valley, Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka.

Peduruthalagala, the tallest mountain in Sri Lanka seen across the Somerset valley
Road leading down to the valley

Tea halt 
The drive down to the Somerset Estate valley, Nuwara Eliya.