Tag: Culture

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Ever since I learned about the pilgrimage town of Kataragama town in Sri Lanka, I always wondered what made it so special. What made it a converging spot for all the major and minor religions of Sri Lanka? I organised a fact-finding trip so that I would be able to understand just why the place…

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The hill-country of Sri Lanka is one of the more spectacular regions on the island. Flanked with tall mountains, shrouded in evergreen forests and tea estates, along with historical attractions, it is a kaleidoscopic wonder for all to enjoy. At least that was what I was told by my friends who have gone there. Curious…

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Aptly nicknamed ‘The Pearl of the Indian Ocean’, Sri Lanka is an eclectic mix of all things exotic. Being a sociology student, I was naturally interested in understanding how the social fabric of the island had been weaved over the years, and how it continues to change even today. For this, I planned a seven-day…