A New Do in Sri Lanka

What do you do when the waves are flat? Take a tuk-tuk (three wheel rickshaw) to Pottuvil and get your hair cut.


Saloon - a Sri Lankan barber shop

Maybe the owner's name is Abi.

Sean is still smiling, but not for long.

Street level Pottuvil - men in sarongs and tuk-tuks

The barber didn't speak English and Sean didn't speak Sinhala or Tamil.

The local men gave their approval.

That's a bottle of Bay Rum Herbal Hair Oil.

The hairdresser massaged Sean's head with the magical elixir and then cracked his neck - something unexpected.


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