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Images from the Empire

Modern day Sri Lanka is a small island just off the southern tip of India. Before it gained independance from the British empire was known as Ceylon and was a major exporter of spices and teas.

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These photographs were taken a few years ago now ,when I visited the southern port town of Galle. This is a charming area and alot more laid back than the capital city, Colombo.

 

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