The Vermont Cynic

Sri Lankan Tea Pickers: Plantations and the Periphery

Between fall and spring semester, 12 students enrolled in the course Travel Writing in Sri Lanka. The trip lasted from Dec. 26 to Jan. 12.

Ali Barritt, Staff Writer

February 21, 2019

I found myself standing on a government-owned tea plantation in the Western Province of Sri Lanka, Dec. 30, 2018. My UVM classmates and I were just outside the Janaudanagama village, where we had lived for a few days. I was one of 12 students enrolled in the winter session course Travel Writing in ...

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