This page has pictures of Sri Lanka today, the people, their businesses, transportation, etc.

Galle is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

All pictures are © Dr. Günther Eichhorn, unless otherwise noted.

People

Street Scene Kandy
Street scene in Kandy. (813k)
People Playing Game "pop
People playing a game of "pop the balloon". (1072k)
Muslim Family
Muslim family. (1330k)
School Children Uniform
School children in uniform. (829k)
Girls
Girls. (1127k)
Man Long Sarong
Man in long sarong. (962k)
Man Short Sarong
Man in short sarong. (1158k)
Man Short Sarong
Man in short sarong. (841k)
Woman Modern Style Dress
Woman in modern style dress. (910k)
Woman Traditional Ankle Length
Woman in traditional ankle length skirt. (858k)
Woman Indian Style Clothes
Woman in Indian style clothes. (876k)
Older Woman
Older woman. (611k)
Monk Coming Shopping
Monk coming from shopping. (844k)
Monk Buying Lottery Ticket
Monk buying a lottery ticket. (861k)
Bride Traditional Wedding Dress
Bride in traditional wedding dress. (900k)

Towns

Street Scene
Street scene. (979k)
Lake Kandy
Lake in Kandy. (1036k)
Sea Side Wall Galle
Sea side wall of the Galle Fort. (712k)
Sea Side Wall Galle
Sea side wall of the Galle Fort with the Galle Lighthouse. (917k)
Great Warehouse Built Around
Great Warehouse, built around 1669 (which now houses the National Maritime Museum). (988k)
Street Galle
Street in Galle. (740k)
Dutch Reformed Church Galle
Dutch Reformed Church of Galle. (632k)
All Saints Church Galle
All Saints Church in Galle. (839k)

Transportation

Fishing Canoes
Fishing canoes. (1063k)
Fishing Boats
Fishing boats. (931k)
Fishing Boats
Fishing boats. (743k)
Fishing Boats
Fishing boats. (642k)
Fishing Boats
Fishing boats. (695k)
Huge Trees Over Roads
These huge trees over the roads were on a lot of the roads. (1125k)
Lots Bicycles Roads
Lots of bicycles on the roads. (780k)
Bicycle Rider Against Rising
Bicycle rider against the rising sun. (572k)
Lots Motorcycles Sri Lanka
Lots of motorcycles in Sri Lanka. Almost everybody on a motorcycle was wearing a helmet. (904k)
Tuktuks Everywhere
Tuktuks were everywhere. (920k)
Interesting Decorations
Some with interesting decorations. (929k)
Open 4x4 Used Excursions
One of the open 4x4 that were used for the excursions in the National Parks. (918k)
Transportation Suv Great Shape
This was my transportation. The SUV was in great shape, very clean. (717k)
State-run Public Bus
State-run public bus. (1222k)
Privately-run Public Bus
Privately-run public bus. (1187k)
Black Smoke Coming Diesel
Black smoke coming out of the diesel vehicles. (787k)
Different Speed Limits Different
There are different speed limits for different types of vehicles. (1085k)
Warning Elephant Crossing
Warning for elephant crossing. (1340k)
National Parks Surrounded Electric
The National Parks were surrounded by electric fences to keep the elephants from wandering onto cultivated fields and destroying crops. (980k)
Sometimes Traffic Really Bad
Sometimes the traffic was really bad. (749k)
Traffic Vegetable Market Dambulla
Traffic to the vegetable market in Dambulla was horrendous. (897k)
Endless Lines Trucks Produce
Endless lines of trucks with produce going to the market. (708k)
Traffic Signs Usually Sinhalese
Traffic signs were usually in Sinhalese, Tamil, and English. (578k)
Spelling Always Greatest
Spelling is not always the greatest. (789k)
Bed Baur & Co
Bed in the Baur & Co Guest house in Welimada. (611k)

Business

Roadside Vegetable Vendor
Roadside vegetable vendor. (1138k)
Roadside Vegetable Stand
Roadside vegetable stand. (1131k)
Roadside Vegetable Stand
Roadside vegetable stand. (1043k)
Roadside Vegetable Stand
Roadside vegetable stand. (1050k)
Roadside Vegetable Stand
Roadside vegetable stand. (976k)
Roadside Vegetable Stand
Roadside vegetable stand. (945k)
Roadside Vegetable Stand
Roadside vegetable stand. (766k)
Little Kid Helping Stand
Little kid helping at a stand. (806k)
Roadside Vegetables Trinkets
Roadside vegetables and trinkets. (931k)
Boiling Corn Cob
Boiling corn on the cob. (844k)
Roadside Vendors
Roadside vendors. (1021k)
Cleaning Around Stand
Cleaning up around the stand. (993k)
Selling Cotton Candy Candy
Selling cotton candy (candy floss in British English). (911k)
Tattoo Stand
Tattoo stand. (885k)
Advertising College Courses Surprised
Advertising for college courses. I was surprised that there was advertising for science courses as well as for business courses. (909k)
Pizza Hut Represented Sri
Pizza Hut was represented in Sri Lanka (as was KFC). (672k)
Name Hostel
What a name for a hostel. (924k)

Agriculture

Vegetable Gardens
Vegetable gardens. (1086k)
Cocos nucifera
Coconut Palms (Cocos nucifera, german: Kokospalme, french: Cocotier). (1298k)
Theobroma cacao
Cacao Tree fruit (Theobroma cacao, german: Kakaobaum, french: Cacaoyer). (643k)
Ananas comosus
Pineapple (Ananas comosus, german: Ananas, french: Ananas). (776k)
Artocarpus heterophyllus
Jackfruit (Artocarpus heterophyllus, german: Jackfruchtbaum, french: Jacquier). (1017k)
Banana Plants
Banana plants. (723k)
Tea Plantations
Tea plantations. (1448k)
Closer View Tea Plants
Closer view of tea plants. (1389k)
Shade Trees Tea Plantation
Shade trees in a tea plantation. (1.6M)
Scarecrow
Scarecrow. (1.6M)
Preparing Rice Paddies Planting
Preparing rice paddies for planting. (629k)
Preparing Rice Paddies Planting
Preparing rice paddies for planting. (752k)
Preparing Rice Paddies Planting
Preparing rice paddies for planting. (842k)
Fishermen Sit Poles Fish
Fishermen. They sit on these poles and fish with lines in the surf. (657k)
Fisherman
Fisherman. (772k)

Culture

Traditional Dance Group
Traditional dance group. (743k)
Traditional Dancer
Traditional dancer. (758k)
Traditional Dancer
Traditional dancer. (695k)
Traditional Dancer
Traditional dancer. (616k)
Traditional Dancer
Traditional dancer. (647k)
Traditional Dancer
Traditional dancer. (774k)
Traditional Musician
Traditional musician. (607k)
Traditional Drummer
Traditional drummer. (683k)
Juggler
Juggler. (569k)
Fire Eater
Fire eater. (790k)
White Flags Flown Buddhist
The white flags are flown at a Buddhist funeral. (781k)
Traditional Female Dancers
Traditional female dancers. (11.8M)
Traditional Male Dancers
Traditional male dancers. (15.1M)
Traditional Drummer
Traditional drummer. (6.6M)

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