Saturday, February 16, 2013

Vineyard, Chunnakam, Sri Lanka.

A village road, Chunnakam.

A vineyard, Chunnakam.

Lovely bunch of grapes

Vegetable plot.
Vineyards iof well tended bring a very high profit. The initial investment and maintainence is high. They are being increasingly cultivated in the North of Sri Lanka. Pictures taken in December 2012.

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Friday, February 15, 2013

Kantharodai - T, Kadurugoda - S, Jaffna, Sri Lanka.

The grove on the approach to the miniature Stupas marking burial sites.
Buddhist miniature stupas at Kantharodai.

An Amman Temple in the courtyard of which some valuable archeological finds were unearthed.

An old house which had seen prosperous times.
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Thursday, February 14, 2013

The beach at Thondamanaru, Sri Lanka.

'Sinna Kadatkarai' overgrown with weeds (Ipomea biloba)

Abandoned house on the road to the 'Periya Kadatkarai'

The beach near the junction of the Thondaman Aaaru with the sea.

The beach near 'Sinna Kadatkarai'.
Life is returning very fast to these areas. The youngsters who gambolled on the beaches in the evenings were not evident. The elders who used to relax on these beaches were not evident.

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

'Periya kadatkarai', Thondamanaru, Sri Lanka.

Boat in the bay with the KKS point visible in the left horizon.

Boats and trawler drawn up on the beach.

'Catumarams' and fibre-glass boats on the beach.

The beach with tiny sea-shells.