The Central


Dr. T. P. Amerasinghe at his home before beginning our two day journey.




































One can see the women picking tea, like ants in the vast tea plantations.



These central highlands of Sri Lanka, like all things of beauty in today's world, are marred by global capitalism.





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They carry large bags on their backs and work the fields all day long.



Dark skinned Hindu women, among the poorest in Sri Lanka, are exploited so that you and I can enjoy our  pretentious, inexpensive, Sri Lankan (Celon) tea.