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Sigiriya – Visiting The Lion Mountain

Hello fellow travelers! Do you remember hearing about Ceylon in your history class?  Well Ceylon today is called Sri Lanka, and it’s a beautiful country with a lot to discover.  I was there just a few months ago and I loved it! There are several places in Sri Lanka that are worth a visit but my favorite was Sigiriya, The Lion Mountain – …

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The Seasons of Trouble

Book:  “The Seasons of Trouble: Life Amid The Ruins of Sri Lanka’s Civil War” Author:  Rohini Mohan Publisher:  Verso, 2014 For the past three decades, Si Lanka had been entangled in a brutal civil war that was estimated to claim around one hundred thousand lives, and displace another million.  This terrible war, that has officially ended on May 18, 2009, has …