Jaffna

Photo courtesy: Eleleleven from Bielefeld, Deutschland

There was a difference in this town. Not only was it hotter than a pizza oven, but the people were predominantly Tamil.

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The Jaffna Library now restored after being deliberately bombed to destroy ancient Tamil records. Photo courtesy: Ghostface Buddha – Wikimedia Commons

In spite of the torture of a bouncing bus to arrive in the very north and the promise of beaches, I couldn’t stay here long. It was just too hot.

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Jaffna – Photo courtesy: Rudolph A. Furtado – Wikimedia Commons

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