Photo courtesy: Indi Samarajiva – Wikimedia Commons
Trincomalee was memorable for the families I met. There were two other reasons I’d rather forget that I also connect to the town. One happened while I strolled along the harbourside heading towards a shop to buy butter. Continue reading The last word on Trinco
Photo courtesy: Dschen Reinecke – Wikimedia Commons
I met a wonderful Tamil family in Trincomalee whom I stayed with. They were the neighbours of the Sinhalese family. Continue reading A Trinco Tamil Family
I spent many an evening with a Sinhalese family while I stayed in Trincomalee. They lived a street back from the harbour on a good sized plot of land where we sat and idled away the evenings. Continue reading Trinco Sinhalese Connection
Trincomalee Bay – Photo courtesy: Dschen Reinecke – Wikimedia Commons
This peaceful town sat on what seemed like a strip of land with the ocean on one side and the protected harbour on the other.
It was here I met the Labroy family originally hailing from Australia. The children’s accents held nothing of the Australian twang but were tinged more with the local Tamil. Continue reading Trincomalee’s Australian connection