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The coastal town of Hartlepool, located in the north-east of England, has a little-known connection with the ancient Tamil port city of Trincomalee. Famous for its natural deep-water harbour, pristine beaches and the Koneswaran Hindu temple, Trincomalee lies in the north-east of Sri Lanka. Built in 1817, Hartlepool is home to a remnant of Britain’s […]

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 […]