Friday, June 22, 2012

Old Market building, Puwakpitiya, Sri Lanka.

The old market at Puwakpitiya which was constructed more than 75 years ago. It still holds the weekly 'Pola' S, 'Santhai' T.

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Rambuttans and Durians for sale, Kaluaggala, Sri Lanka.

June is the time for a variety of fruits reaching the market in Sri Lanka. There are Rambuttans, Durians, Mangoosteens in addition to the pineapples and mangoes.


Monday, June 18, 2012

Village stream, Nawagamuwa, Sri Lanka.

A village waterway
'Olu' S, 'Thaamarai T, Lotus flowers for the plucking
These flowers are plucked by the villagers and sold at the nearby 'Nawagamuwa Paththini Dewale'. These are used by the worshipers to do 'pooja' at this temple. The flowers fetch around Rs5/-each.

Sunday, June 17, 2012

Oriental Band, Janadhipathy Vidyalaya, Avissawella, Sri Lanka.

Most of the schools in Sri Lanka have a Western and Oriental music band. The Oriental Band with its bright colors and lilting melodies are always a big attraction.

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