Bitter-Sweet Sri Lanka

It's just like India on Prozac

Words: Lee Tulloch, Photography: Tony Amos
Adam's Peak
The Wallawwa
on the road
Ulagalla
Sigiriya rock
Anuradhapura
Ena De Silva
Kandy House
Dutch House
Temple of the Buddha's tooth relic
Rajadhani Express, Peradeniya junction
Hattam
Castlereagh
path to Adam's Peak
below Adam's Peak
Lunuganga
Galle Fort
Singer, spices - Galle
Galle Fort
Kahanda Kanda, roti at Sunset Cafe
Amangalla
traffic
Pettah market
Tintagel, Pettah Market
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Sri Lanka is only 35 km distance from India across the Gulf of Mannar (and ‘forty miles from Heaven’, according to native tradition) yet, in many ways, it is the un-India – environmentally pristine, mostly undeveloped, exceptionally safe and free of hassles, except perhaps when navigating its famously appalling roads.

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