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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...

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...