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SRI LANKA - Steeped in Culture
Finding a good travel story often involves the help of serendipity, a word itself derived from the old name for Sri Lanka. Damaged by decades of civil war, this beautiful island off the coast of India is in desperate need of good press. Robin and Julia explore a remarkable religious festival, stumbling upon a bizarre, bloody ritual guaranteed to make your jaw drop. As Julia explores the impact of domestic turmoil on tourism, Robin learns about the growing and manufacturing of world famous Ceylon tea.

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central highlands going ape for a break welcome to tea country tea pluckers
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Esrocking Sri Lanka by Robin Esrock
Julia Dimon in Sri Lanka by Julia Dimon

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