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The stilt fisherman

By Thushan Amarasiriwardena | Comments Off June 24th, 2008

Today we headed 20 minutes outsideĀ  Galle to the seaside town of Koggala to catch a glimpse of one of Sri Lanka’s iconic scenes, the stilt fishermen of the southern coast. In water about chest deep and protected by a breakwater, the fishermen sit on stilts that they’ve planted before. See the stilt fisherman in today’s photo gallery.

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Thushan Amarasiriwardena

, former Senior Multimedia Producer at The Boston Globe, has always loved telling a great story. Combining his eye for visual story telling and his technical background in computer science at North Carolina State University, Thushan has reported on business, sports and travel for The Globe. You can find his site here.

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, graduated with a degree in Ethnomusicology from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. His thesis research focused on the intersection of race and music in Northeastern Brazil. He worked previously as A&R and Production Coordinator for Putumayo World Music, an international music record label based in New York City. You can find his site here.

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