India Uncut - The Tsunami Posts

At the end of December 2004 and the beginning of January 2005, I travelled through the tsunami-affected areas of Tamil Nadu, India. These are the posts from just before, during and after my trip that I wrote for my blog, India Uncut.

Sunday, January 02, 2005

Despatches 14: Butterflies and honey

At Killai, a village between Chidambaram and Cuddalore, women gather to take sacks of rice from a house. Walking away from them is one little boy with three butterflies in his hand. We ask him, “What’re you doing with the butterflies?” He says:

“Looking for honey.”
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