Shazni in front of bus
Everybody in Jaffna is nice and glad to see you. The scene just opened up this year really, no curfew, roads, beaches, whatever. There’s less tangible security presence than Colombo now and we’ve been stopped at exactly zero checkpoints. These are some photos of people from Jaffna town and Point Pedro. Some of the Colombians I came with, but some of the kind locals who’ve been showing us around.
Graham next to old car
Jaffna is like Cuba for the British. There are a lot of well-maintained old cars around, Austins primarily.
Vicky at Point Pedro Beach
Vicky (Vignaraja) is a friend of a friend, totally showing us around and treating us like family. And introducing us to his. This is a long exposure on Point Pedro beach at night. It was full of people flying kites and lighting fireworks.
Uncle K at home
This is Uncle K in his family home, where they kindly fed our lot. Very hospitable, and very frank conversation.
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