Biso Pokuna


  If you are in Sri Lanka and  travelling from Monaragala to Pottuvil, stop at the village of Galabedda to see a small but remarkable archaeological site – Biso Pokuna       The dirt track led uphill through a paddy field. The only noticeable structure was a raised granite bathing pond. Water, probably channeled…

Road To Pottuvil


  The coach sped along the Southern Expressway. We ate stuffed roti and egg buns from the picnic box and sipped mineral water from glass bottles. It was six thirty in the morning. The motorway service station was packed. The sun was beating down and men and women were eating breakfast in shady corners. There were queues…