Sri Lanka

February - March, 2013

01 Staircase to gem shop near Kandy
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02 Kandy: Wall painting made of minerals
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03 Quartz production near Galaha
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04 Matale street scene
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05 Dr. Rohan Fernando gives instructions
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06 Sapphire mining (Elahera area): hand washing
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07 Sapphire mining (Elahera area): machine washing
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08 Gem pit within rice fields
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09 Curious spectator
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10 Our host for one night in the highland
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11 Architectural treasure near Haputale
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12 In a tea plantation, southern highland
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13 In a tea plantation, southern highland
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14 Morning in the highland
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15 Sapphire shaft near Ratnapura
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16 Gem mining in the Kaluganga river
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17 Local wildlife 1
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18 Local wildlife 2
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19 Our group in front of the training centre
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20 Training centre: students learn gem grinding
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21 Grinding instruction list
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22 Gem pit in the loose Ratnapura sands
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23 Sri Lankan corundum
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24 A day off
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25 Kaluganga river near the estuary
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