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Portuguese Burghers in Sri Lanka

1. "We have only a few hundred families in our population. I think across both Batticaloa and Trincomalee, we'd number about 13000 people -...

The Tale of Two Cities by the Lagoon – Batticaloa & Venice

By B. Nimal Veerasingham. Growing up barley a few hundred yards away from the meandering and mesmerizing Batticaloa lagoon had its magical moments. The swilling...
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