A small street with big colonial mansions
A boy sits on the front porch of one of the stately mansions in Middle Street. He has parked his bicycle and reads a book in the soft morning sunlight. No traffic, no noise, this hidden street is for quiet contemplation.
A family gathers under the big banyan tree in front of the Amangalla. The dense branches filter the sunlight. They spread out a blanket and lay out curries on a large banana leaf. They share spicy fish, sweet chutney, fresh mango and lots of laughter. A true Galle fort ‘picnic rice’.