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Native Sinhalese Toddy collector

Native Sinhalese Toddy collector

Native Sinhalese Toddy collector #IMG775

Toddy (Raa) is the sap of palm trees used as a beverage. To collect palm sap, the flower bud is cut at the tip before it blossoms and a pot (clay pot) is hung to collect the sap. This tradition method of collecting Toddy is slowly becoming a rare scene.

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