Matara

Matara

visiting the southernmost point of Sri Lanka, first stop of my road trip

Location: 

Matara, Sri Lanka

Duration: 

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Personal highlights

  1. Matara: laid-back city in the south of Sri Lanka
  2. Roadtrip: my first stop after leaving Colombo with a rental car
  3. Dondra Head Lighthouse: southernmost point of Sri Lanka
  4. Teenagers: meeting a group of schoolboys on a holiday trip
  5. Cricket: observing my first live cricket game ever (amateurs)

Image sources

  1. Sandy beach of Matara
  2. Dondra Head Lighthouse
  3. White colonial houses
  4. Somewhat modern streets
  5. Fruits vendor in Matara

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