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Jan 22, 2010 - Ampara

@@@@@@@ As we headed east from Polonnaruwa, the landscape changed dramatically. There were fewer trees and more grassland. It was still very green and we began to see herds of cattle grazing along both sides of the highway. Manjula pointed out that we were entering a region that was out of bounds for years due to the presence of the LTTE (Tamil Tigers). The highway ran parallel to the railway and I noticed military sentries sitting in fortified bunkers at regular intervals. From where they were situated, it was obvious they could easily...

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