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Delft Island – Treasure at the meeting of the seven seas

Delft Island – Treasure at the meeting of the seven seas

By Juliet Coombe

This small enigmatic island 30 kilometers from the Jaffna Peninsula can only be reached upon passing the suckling current of the ‘meeting place of the unpredictable often forbidding seven seas’, and the lighthouse which allows one a glimpse of In...

Sweet Jaffna- Jaffna Jaggery

Sweet Jaffna- Jaffna Jaggery

By Juliet Coombe

Prized by the Portuguese, loved and traded by the Dutch and over indulged in by the British who found the raw sweetness an irresistible addition to drinking cups of tea. Nothing it seems can compare to the golden brown Jaffna jaggery, which is sold d...

Lest We Forget – THE ROAD TO ELEPHANT PASS   WAR PILGRIMAGE: GALLERY OF MEMORIALS

Lest We Forget – THE ROAD TO ELEPHANT PASS WAR PILGRIMAGE: GALLERY OF MEMORIALS

By Juliet Coombe

Like the concentration camps in Germany one can’t ignore these memorials as we drive along the road to Elephant pass and onto Jaffna. Like the Cuchi tunnels in Vietnam, Cambodia’s ground zero, the German concentration camps it is clear that Eleph...

A beach retreat for the 21st century- Calamansi Cove by Jetwing

A beach retreat for the 21st century- Calamansi Cove by Jetwing

By Royston Ellis

Many new hotels are opening in Sri Lanka, some designed for mass tourism, others created as small retreats for discerning guests who don’t want to stay with hordes of others. Since the Calamansi Cove (by Jetwing) is only 10km from my cottage in Ind...

Island Hopping Part 3 – Galle, Sri Lanka

Island Hopping Part 3 – Galle, Sri Lanka

By Milli Midwood

Mili Midwood is a young and enthusiastic travel blogger documenting her various adventures across the world. Mili recently took on a tour around Sri Lanka and for her final few days decided to stay with one Jetwing’s finest: Era Beach by Jetwin...