Move, a sri lankan routine

Old man on the Negombo route, Sri Lanka

Developing country, the 20 million inhabitants of Sri Lanka are affected by the dilapidation and the lack of transportation infrastructures. Either by foot, bicycle, motorbike, tuk-tuks or even bus, the sri lankan mobility is largely weakened by the current road network.

Playing time in Negombo, Sri Lanka

On the road to Negombo, Sri Lanka

Tuk-tuk driver in Kandy, Sri Lanka

Economic partner in process, the World Bank Group finances enhancement works for the road system. Hundred of km have already been renewed and improved. The network tends to be extended in order to optimise connections between the main cities of the country.

Schoolgirl in Kandy, Sri Lanka

Inside the bus parked in front of the tea factory, Sri Lanka

Inside the bus parked in front of the tea factory, Sri Lanka

British Empire’s inheritage and mainly used for the freight transport at that time, the railway network remains well built, linking the most important economic areas. 300 000 Sri Lankan use it daily, given that the train is still a cheap option to commute.

Arrival at Kandy station, Sri Lanka

Station of Kandy, Sri Lanka

Station of Kandy, Sri Lanka

Woman waiting for the train at Kandy station, Sri Lanka

On the train heading to Haputale, Sri Lanka

On the train heading to Haputale, Sri Lanka

On the train heading to Haputale, Sri Lanka

On board, the journey often turns into a picturesque adventure. Stop in the middle of nowhere, astonishing landscapes, slowness of the train, some chats with locals, so many unexpected situations that make this fleeting trip through the sri lankan routine so special.

On the train heading to Haputale, Sri Lanka

Countryside station on the way  to Haputale, Sri Lanka

Countryside station on the way  to Haputale, Sri Lanka

Schoolgirl at Haputale station, Sri Lanka

Young traveller at Haputale station, Sri Lanka

Getting on the train at Haputale station, Sri Lanka

Waiting for the departure time at Haputale station, Sri Lanka

Travellers at Haputale station, Sri Lanka

Woman at Hatton station, Sri Lanka

Travellers at Hatton station, Sri Lanka

Alone monk on the railways at Ella, Sri Lanka

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