Richard Boyle

The paars of Mannar

Although things have gone quiet for the past half-century, the pearl fishery of Ceylon was known around the world for millennia.

Jan 29, 2011

Dagger-clawed little people

Did being an island help Sri Lanka evolve a particular type of hominid?

Mar 01, 2010

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