Chamara Vithanage captures Galle in a pandemic world alongside narration by Galle Fort Walks

Galle in a pandemic world

We travelled to gorgeous Galle at the end of last year, for OutThere’s Seductive Sri Lanka issue and met with Shanjei Malraj Perumal of Galle Fort Walks. We spent a day with him discovering the magical fort city. Sri Lanka is a country that has had a lion’s share of tragedies that has affected and affects its tourism. Yet its kind, friendly people remain resilient and optimistic of the days to come. We return (albeit remotely) to the country’s most revered tourist hotspot and catch up with Shanjei, who reflects on his beloved home in a COVID pandemic world. He too urges you to #KeepYourMindTravelling.

Art, concept and narration by Shanjei Malraj Perumal
Words by Suresh De Silva
Edited by Anjelo Jones
Photography by Chamara Vithanage

Watch the video below.

Shanjei Malraj Perumal tells a story of his beloved Galle at the time of the pandemic