The remote and beautiful Ammaduwa Kataragama temple, built during the 14th century Kotte Period, close to Godakawela, in the Ratnapura District of Sri Lanka. Shot on assignment for Serendib, the inflight magazine of SriLankan Airlines. My piece, Secluded Peace, ran in the May 2016 issue.
Designed by Saibo Lebbe in the Indo-Saracenic style, and built in 1908, the Jami Ul-Alfar Masjid on 2nd Cross Street, in the old Colombo area of Pettah, has been an enduring landmark of Sri Lanka’s commercial capital. April 2016.
The sluice gates of the Rantembe Dam, in the Central Highlands of Sri Lanka. The dam was completed in 1990, one of three such on the upper Mahaweli River. Shot on assignment for Explore Sri Lanka magazine. My road trip piece, The Temple of War, appeared in the April 2016 issue.
The entrance to the New Kathiresan Kovil, on Sea Street, in the old Colombo area of Kochichikade. April 2016.
A woman sells flowers to be used as offerings outside the Mahiyanganaya Raja Maha Viharaya. Shot on assignment for Explore Sri Lanka magazine. My piece, The Temple of War appeared in the April 2016 issue.
Veddas sell medicinal oils and charms outside the Mahiyangana Maha Saman Devalaya. Dambana, the heartland of the Aboriginal Veddas of Sri Lanka, lies just to the northeast of Mahiyanganaya, on the edge of the Maduru Oya National Park. Shot on assignment for Explore Sri Lanka magazine. My piece, The Temple of War, ran in the April 2016 issue.
The Nagadeepa Maha Weva, or Great Nagadeepa Reservoir, was built in 1968 to irrigate areas south of Mahiyanganaya. Shot in eastern Sri Lanka, on assignment for “Explore Sri Lanka” magazine. My piece, The Temple of War, ran in the April 2016 issue.
A Muslim washes before Friday morning prayers at the Jami Ul-Alfar Masjid, more commonly known as the Red Mosque, on 2nd Cross Street, in the Pettah area of Colombo, Sri Lanka. April 2016.