WWW Virtual Library - Sri Lanka

Dutch Waterways in Sri Lanka

Arabian geographers of old named them the "Gobbs of Serendib" but the Dutch realized the potential of sheets of water which studded the Western Coastline. They seized "the opportunity to establish lines of waterways which provided both easy and cheap transport of goods from outlying areas to their ports. (Links between Sri Lanka and The Netherlands " R L Brohier)

Read more on Dutch (Waterways) in Sri Lanka and Sri Lankan History in:  WWW Virtual Library - Sri Lanka