Sunday, July 22, 2012

Child at play, Sri Lanka.

A child playing with a wooden cart made by the local carpentar, Avissawella, Sri Lanka.

Friday, July 20, 2012

'I have a loverly bunch of (king) coconuts', Saalaawa, Sri Lanka

Bunches of coconuts for sale by the highway on the Colombo - Avissawella road, at Saalaawa, Sri Lanka.

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

A flower in our garden

Very often one comes across a particular hue which stands out in a garden. In a few hours the exquisite beauty of the flower would be gone. This was one such flower. A Petunia according to Dr.Daya Jayasinghe.

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

The hall of the 'Dalada Maligawa', Kandy

The much venerated repository of the Tooth-Relic of Lord Buddha, the Dalada Maligawa at Kandy, Sri Lanka, draws a regular stream of devotees. This picture is of the hall in front of the site where the Relic is enshrined.

Monday, July 16, 2012

Rambuttan sales near Hanwella

Rambuttans are aplenty now. The price bought from the tree has dropped to /50cents each fruit. On the roadside stalls it fetches Rs.2/- upwards each.

Sunday, July 15, 2012

Old modes of transport

A hand-cart 'Athkaraththey S, 'Iluvandil T; a 'Thurukkaley' S; 'Thirukkal' T; and an Austin 30 motor car at at exhibition point, Avissawella, Sri Lanka.

Saturday, July 14, 2012

Fruits galore.

I took this picture at Saalawa on the Colombo - Aviissawella road. Fruits are aplenty now. Rambuttaans, Mangosteens, Pineapples, Melons, Gadugudaa and the perennial King-coconuts.