Sri Lanka, November 2014. Being one of the most scenic rail journey in Asia, thousands of tourist travels from Colombo to other cities via the Sri Lanka Railways. This sector in the view is caputred from Haputale to Nuwara Eliya.

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The Galle Fort is located in the southwest coast of Sri Lanka and it was previously occupied by the Portuguese and then by the Dutch. What was a strategic installation in the 16th century is today a place where locals and travelers watch a beautiful sunset.

The Galle Fort can be reached in about 2 hours via public buses from Colombo.

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Written by J J Lim

I am 26 and still finding grounds in my life. I am born and raised into a conservative Chinese family. As I grew, I was inducted into a city-state where a competitive modern society has made achievements and money become a call of life. I have a job in one of the most awarded airport in the world. I think and I see endless possibilities. To learn about things that are greater than myself, my kin and kith, my job, and my country, travelling afforded me the chance to discover everything and anything. I appreciate the amazing people I have met and those individuals I have had the honor to lunch with. I recount the smiles of locals with whom I greeted and thanked in their native languages. I opened my ears and let them talk so they could teach me. My experiences gave me an ability to see beyond the vanishing point. I show people how right and wrong they were about a particular country. In a modern society where scepticism is ingrained in us and after realizing our inability to appreciate, I am humbled by the trust that strangers have so genuinely afforded me. I believe there is power in knowledge and reaching out to people, and I urge that you do the same. My camera is to me what cigarettes are to smokers. Along with aircrafts, I consider it one of the greatest invention in modern times. Photographs are frozen memories and when you look into them hard enough, they each tell a story. They are filled with feelings and full of life. This website captures stories I found and I treasure. After all, the business of life is the acquisition of memories.

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