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For an upcoming feature on Nat Geo, American photographer Ami Vitale visited Sri Lanka. Here are a few behind the scenes images from her recent assignment which focuses heavily on the Tamil north and east of the island. The centre image was captured at the Tamil Hindu festival of Masi Magan in Point Pedro, Jaffna […]

Dhariny Sivajee has the answer. The Tamil Londoner has given up a successful career as a Visual merchandiser for a clothing brand to setup up a business in one of LondonĂ¢??s fastest growing industries.

The Dutch Burgher community occupy a unique place in modern Sri Lanka. Once a privileged class, their exalted status vanished on independence. Despite this, a small group stayed. Their story is a fascinating insight into the wicked and glamorous world of colonialism and its legacy.