Sri Lanka - Jaffna & the North (PDF Chapter)

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With towering, rainbow-coloured Hindu temples, sari-clad women on bicycles and a spectac-ular coastline fringed with palmyra and coconut palms, the North is a different world. Look for the shimmer of colours from the wild peacocks that seem to be everywhere.

  • marvel at the spectacular seascapes and surreal light while exploring offshore treasures such as Nainativu in Jaffna’s Islands
  • maps
  • understand the war’s destruction of communities at sites like the Sea Tiger Shipyard
  • transport
  • discover ancient baobab trees, a historic fort, remote bays and a view almost to India on Mannar Island
  • restaurants & accommodation

Coverage includes: Jaffna, Jaffna Peninsula, Jaffna’s Islands, Kilinoch-chi & Around, Vavuniya, Mannar Island & Around.

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