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  1. Fishermen of Trinco

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    from Shane McLachlan Added 85 0 0

    Apart from their singing and dancing, the fishermen of Trincomalee have a unique fashion style - they are incredibly cool without even knowing it! Music: Chain Gang by Sam Cooke

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    • Part 7. Jaffna's Hindu temples

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      from Shane McLachlan Added 129 1 0

      Jaffna's Hindu temples are a riot of colour and rather than covering up, men must be shirtless to enter.

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      • Part 6. Jaffna fruit & vegetable market

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        from Shane McLachlan Added 88 0 0

        Who doesn't love visiting food markets when they travel? This market is one of many in Jaffna, all are an assault on the senses.

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        • Pt. 5 - Ferry to Nainativa Island

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          from Shane McLachlan Added 61 0 0

          We shared a quaint little boat with Buddhist monks and Hindu devotees paying a visit to an island that is home to their respective temples.

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          • Part 4. Jaffna 'Old Car' workshop

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            This is an amazing step back in time, with some wonderful, classic English cars. Music 'My Old Car by Lee Dorsey.

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            • Part 3. Sailing fishermen of Jaffna

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              from Shane McLachlan Added 70 0 0

              The island fishermen of Jaffna have great character, as do their colourful wind powered fishing boats. Music 'Black Hawk Down' main theme by Hans Zimmer

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              • Part 2. Remains of the Civil War.

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                from Shane McLachlan Added 70 0 0

                Everywhere you look in Jaffna, you see evidence of the devastating effect the war has had on the Tamil community. Music: A Small Measure of Peace by Hans Zimmer.

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                • Part 1. Intro to Jaffna

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                  from Shane McLachlan Added 172 0 0

                  This is Part 1 of 7 pieces we made during our five day visit to the Jaffna Peninsula. Jaffna is arid and hot compared to the south and well worth the trip north. The Tamil people are fascinating…

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                  • Lion Rock - Sigiriya

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                    from Shane McLachlan Added 236 1 1

                    This amazing rock has it all - a history of kings and clergy, frescoes of busty concubines, breathtaking views and stomach-turning climbs.... Aerial footage: Honoured Sri Lanka Sigiriya

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                    • Haputale to Nuwara Eliya Train Trip

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                      from Shane McLachlan Added 79 1 0

                      After visiting the beautiful Banyan Camp at Udawalawe we travel into the Tea country near Haputale where we stayed at Kelburne Cottages, then caught the train to Nuwara Eliya. Music: Across the…

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                      • Minnerya National Park

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                        from Shane McLachlan Added 135 1 0

                        If you love elephants.....you're gonna love this. Music: Water for Elephants by James Newton Howard

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                        • Anuradhhapura - Sri Lanka's most ancient city

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                          from Shane McLachlan Added 158 3 0

                          Founded in the 6th century BC, it was the capital of the Sri Lanka from 4th century BC to beginning of 11th century AD. Today this ancient capital of Sri Lanka has become sacred to the whole Buddhist…

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