Friday, July 6, 2012

Trainers Protect Elephants At Pinnawela Orphanage In Sri Lanka

Mahout walks elephant for a regular bath at the river of Maha Oya close to Pinnawele Elephant orphanage on July 6, 2012 in Pinnawele, Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka's main elephant orphanage was established to care for five orphaned wild elephants in 1975 by the Department of Wildlife, and is now home to 83 elephants. The orphanage is located about 96 kilometers from Colombo towards Kandy, and is a popular local and foreign tourist attraction. (Photo by Buddhika Weerasinghe)
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Friday, June 29, 2012

Sri Lanka's largest Laundry Run

Sri Lankan laundry workers dry damp laundry at Paradise Laundry on June 29, 2012 in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Paradise Laundry is the largest of four laundries run by the municipal council of Colombo city since 1931. (Photo by Buddhika Weerasinghe)
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Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Sri Lankan Farmers Cultivate Cinnamon

An elderly Sri Lankan farmer prepares freshly harvested cinnamon sticks to sell on June 20, 2012 in Mitiyagoda, Sri Lanka. Cinnamon is an ancient spice cultivated from the inner bark of a tree native to Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka is the world's largest exporter of cinnamon, responsible for 80 per cent of the production, and is some of the highest quality in the world. (Photo by Buddhika Weerasinghe)

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Friday, June 15, 2012

Hindu Devotees Attend The Annual Festival Of The Vishnu Temple In Colombo

Hindu devotee hangs from hooks in his back during the annual festival of the Vishnu Temple on June 15, 2012 in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Hundreds of Hindu devotees attend the colourful celebration, during which the Tamil people parade through the streets surrounding the Vishnu temple. (Photo by Buddhika Weerasinghe)

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Monday, June 11, 2012

Workers Collect And Ferment Sap To Make Palm Wine Beverage

A worker carries a toddy pot after collecting the sap from a coconut palm tree in order to make palm wine, or toddy, as it is locally known on June 11, 2012 in Kalutara, Sri Lanka. Palm Wine is made by fermenting the collected sap from Palm trees, and is a popular drink across Asia and some parts of Africa. Sri Lankan’s Toddy, sap of coconut palm, used to produce coconut arrack, an alcoholic beverage too. (Photo by Buddhika Weerasinghe)
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Thursday, May 31, 2012

Sri Lankan Farmers Transport Bananas

Sri Lankan farmers transport freshly harvested bananas to a market on May 31 in Sooriyawewa, Sri Lanka. (Photo by Buddhika Weerasinghe)

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