My article on Galle Fort on the website travel.earth
We all know of the European influence in the many towns and cities of the Indian sub-continent, but all that is left are traces of the colonial times in most places. I started my visit to Sri Lanka with Colombo, which has a lot of British influence, but seemed like another Indian city like a Bombay or a Kolkata and I was not really impressed by it. I proceeded to spend a few days expecting the same, but boy o boy, was I in for a surprise. It was amazing for me to observe the seamless blending of European and Asian ways – whether it be architecture, food or people…. read more here…..