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TREASURE HIDDEN BY BRACKEN: The thatched huts provide shade from the sun and rain, this Dona pathal  (tunnel gem pits) can take up to  six months to work on
Hordes of hopeful, hard working men keep toiling in the mud for the invaluable wealth that Nature has buried- the gems in Ratnapura   Herathhamy, a 60-year-old hardworking man lives in a pastoral village close to Pelmadulla. As the morning sun peeps over the mesmerising mountain range of Sri Pada or Adam’s Peak, he starts his day’s work at the gem pit, close to...
2018-11-10 18:30:00
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