Imagine a place where you can hear silence. A place where the black majestic mountains stand all around you. Golden wet-land for as far as you can see. Occasional singing of birds breaks the silence. Silence so strong that even you would want to talk less or not at all.
Who knows the flower best? The one who has read about it in books, or the one who finds it out in the wild?
And while I sat at the rock beach, it hit me that THIS is the Bay Of Bengal that I kept reading about in my geography and history classes, it was not just a point on a map anymore – I knew it better than just literature and books.
The northern plains of Sri Lanka traditionally referred to as Rajarata, or “The King’s Land”, now known as the Cultural Triangle.