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Jaffna Town: Travel Video of Northern Tamil, Sri Lanka (யாழ்ப்பாணம்)

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Visit: http://migrationology.com/ for more travel tips and street food! Jaffna is the northern capital of the Tamil area of Sri Lanka. Not long ago it was the center of the Sri Lankan civil war, but today Jaffna remains safe to visit as a tourist. Jaffna town (யாழ்ப்பாணம்) is full of rich Tamil culture, a great place to hit the streets are explore the local food and flavors of town. During this Jaffna travel video I walk around on Beach Road, eat a delicious Sri Lankan food breakfast of paratha bread and pol sambol (coconut garnish), check out the Jaffna Fort, walk past countless old building ruins, take a chaotic walk straight through the center of Jaffna town, eat a sour Jaffna mango, visit Nallur Kovil Hindu Temple for a 4pm traditional ceremony, dine on traditional local style Tamil Jaffna food, and finally taste for the first time a cup of thick wood apple juice! Jaffna town (யாழ்ப்பாணம்) is an amazing town with a rich history and a very interesting culture. There are many things to do in Jaffna and a lot of places to see. I hope you enjoyed this Jaffna travel video! Thanks for watching! All footage is from Jaffna Town, Northern Sri Lanka, taken during the month of October, 2011. Produced by Mark Wiens for my personal travel and street food blog: http://migrationology.com/ Music is courtesy of Iragai Pole Telugu Tamil and ALBA Biotech Drums under the Creative Commons license.
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Text Comments (556)
Dhanraj dhan (13 days ago)
Without war attact it could be more beautiful
தமிழ் வாழ்க 😊😊😊
S S Rajan (21 days ago)
I like the video. I pray to God Almighty for permanent peace and prosperity for Jaffna Tamils.
தமிழும் தன்மானமும் - யாழ்ப்பாணம்💗💗💗💗
jonny parker (1 month ago)
Mark you are great I watched ur video.i born in Jaffna live in canada
Prathap Neranjan (1 month ago)
Proud to be a sri lankan, we both pull ourselves together then our country will be massive. 🇱🇰🇱🇰🇱🇰🇱🇰
Khumbu Icefall (1 month ago)
What a shithole.
Khumbu Icefall (1 month ago)
@Saif Ullah Khan You're right. London is fast becoming a Muslim shithole.
Saif Ullah Khan (1 month ago)
Bet it's better than the sh*thole you live in
Srilanka Tour Guide (1 month ago)
who else watching in 2019.i began to watch this after watching 2019 vblog series
gvnr gopal (1 month ago)
From this to the world famous mark wiens ...... You have come so far .... Happy for you mark
sameerms100 (1 month ago)
@Mark...ur tasting the worst food of sri lankan hotels....next time try some good hotels
kum v (1 month ago)
Excellent mark . I think you like tamil foods . Thanks a lot.
தமிழ் மக்களை கொடுமைகள் செய்து தாழ்த்தி வாழ வைத்து உள்ளது இந்த பௌத்த மதம் இருக்கும் விழிவு காலம் கிடைக்காது பௌத்த மதத்தினர் கோடீஸ்வரனாக வாழ்ந்து கொண்டுதான் இருக்கிறான்கள் இது உலகளாவிய அறிந்த உண்மை உலகம் 🌏 தமிழ் மக்களை வேடிக்கையாக பார்த்து கொண்டுதான் இருக்கிறார்கள் இந்தியா வரை இதில் அதிக பாதிப்பு அடைந்தவர்கள் தமிழ் ஈழ மக்கள் தான் ஏன் இந்த நிலைமை தமிழர்களை ஏமாற்றி 😔 குளிர் காய்ந்து கொண்டிருக்கிறார்கள்
sOn (2 months ago)
sour 😖🤣
NathaPushpa de Silva (2 months ago)
Excellent background music !!
kum v (1 month ago)
NathaPushpa de Silva - ies tamil maestro ar rahman song . He is oscar double medal winner
Deplorable American (2 months ago)
Learn eating properly. Eating rice with bread (parata) is disgusting. It is very very informal  eating these two together at the same time.
Dylan Photography (2 months ago)
Last 15 years lining in Canada and You took me to my back home for 7minuts Thank you Mark
Dylan Photography (2 months ago)
How many times we went through WAR WAR WAR... Genocide by government still we stand for our rights and freedom..... my whole childhood destroy by war war war
M. I.P (2 months ago)
I am an Indian tamizh from Tamilnadu. Happy to see our srilankan tamizh neighbours. Tamil culture and languages are spread in many countries.
MOHAMED IRFAN (2 months ago)
Thanks for this video... we're from tamilnadu
Gokul nath (3 months ago)
It's happy to tamil wording in youtube by an foreigner thanks man even our gov is not doing that and not giving imp to language , tq man
josephine mörkeberg (3 months ago)
great video as always, I watch everything you upload, send my regards to the family
Ashok K (3 months ago)
Now JAFFNA lots of development bro
roku62 (3 months ago)
you don't have your robot smile yet
Prasad Jayatunga (4 months ago)
Hi Mark you have met a tamil begger in Sri lanka
RJ Sasi (4 months ago)
My country..
vijeesh .N (4 months ago)
NILAVAN TAMIZHAN (4 months ago)
Come again to jaffna plz
kathleen fensom (4 months ago)
Gabriel Rodrigo (4 months ago)
Jaffna, Mannar, Delft.... are cool Paradise!
Mura Api (4 months ago)
Dear Mark, Thanks for your Jaffna Visit, if you have time or any idea to visit again to Jaffna, please message me and I will arrange a real food from Jaffna Tamils Home. You missed real Jaffna traditional Foods and habits
Yogaratnam Sangeetha (5 months ago)
Brother you should do a longer video in Jaffna . We will cook up a Virunthu (banana leaf rice meal) next time you come to Jaffna.
killer (5 months ago)
Kugan Nagalingam (5 months ago)
எனது அருமை யாழ் நகரே உன்னை தவற விட்டுள்ளேன்.எப்போதும் என் இதயத்தில் இருக்கினறாய்.
Mahesh VBlogs (6 months ago)
It is so funny to see this video at dec24 2018 ,
raveenet (6 months ago)
When Mark was young 😀
Roshana (6 months ago)
Hi Mark, So nice to watch your foodie trips and its amazing. Have you ever tried the people of Cambodian, Vietnamese, Philipines, and Chinese eating some kind of interesting creatures and scary food?  If you visit these countries then please try this food and take these videos. Cheers Sam
Lakshi Dissanayake (6 months ago)
Why did not visit southern Sri lanka
Malaka Bandara (6 months ago)
Jaffana is sri lanka agly place......
Vijay Upadhaya (6 months ago)
love you Sri Lanka from india❤❤🇮🇳🇮🇳🇱🇰🇱🇰
Kris Shiva (6 months ago)
You have to be careful of the Sinhalese people in Jaffna. They killed lots of Tamils under the rule of Rajapakse. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zJbzpbm1Kjk Watch the video for proof
Kristoguge Fernando (6 months ago)
Yeah definitely a great city,in the Northern tip of Sri lanka. Majority of inhabitants were hard working,religious minded, intelligent Tamil people.I am a Sinhalese.But I whole heartedly acknowledge them. Let long lasting peace and prosperity return to the Island nation of Sri lanka. (Pearl of the Indian Ocean)
niro nallaperumaarachige (2 months ago)
90% of Sri Lankan' and 99% of Sinhalese have never been to Jaffna. My father and mother went there once before I was in 1971. Would love to go see Jaffna - one day. Even though I am a Sinhalese Buddhist ; My name Nallur- perumal -arsen ( nallaperumaarachgige ) sounds suspiciously like my ancestors come from Jaffna
Rangini Devu (6 months ago)
Really I miss my place
Anbu Selvi (6 months ago)
Welcome to Tamil Eelam.. .
Tamizh Nationalist (6 months ago)
எங்கள் தமிழ் இனத்தை எங்கள் கண் முன்னே உலக நாடுகள் அழித்தது. வேடிக்கை மட்டுமே எங்களால் பார்க்க முடிந்தது. எங்கள் இனத்தின் கடைசி நம்பிக்கை என் அண்ணன் சீமான்
Tamizh Nationalist (6 months ago)
நன்றி நண்பா ❤️
Bhupinder singh Rajput (7 months ago)
I love sri lanka from india...
Bhupinder singh Rajput (7 months ago)
beautiful background TELUGU తెలుగు music....
Kd Emr (7 months ago)
Don't say Jaffna say yaalpanam
fxpratheep (7 months ago)
This is my area..we displaced number of times and returned back to our motherland. I'm proud to be a தமிழன்..
rajesh n (7 months ago)
I love jaffna, love to be there once Next year in T E
Gokula Krishnan (7 months ago)
World most beautiful place Jaffna I love srilanka Tamil from Indian Tamil chennai
rider rider (1 month ago)
Man stfu
MKR nallavan (7 months ago)
Naangal Tamil inamadaa..
Modu Mutti (7 months ago)
Proud to be a Tamilan, தமிழன் என்பதில் பெருமை கொள்கிறேன்...
Gamith Adithya (8 months ago)
2018 ?
Kaps (8 months ago)
எவ்வளவு அழகான ஊர்! நடந்தவை அனைத்தும் மறக்கப் பட்டு இனி வளர்ச்சியும் அமைதியும் மட்டுமே நாம் நாட வேண்டும் என இம்மக்கள் முடிவெடுத்து பிரிவினையை தூண்டுபவர்களை அடித்து துரத்த வேண்டும்.
MUMW Movie u must watch (8 months ago)
My country omg you made my day!
saggit eightyfour (8 months ago)
Where is he getting the blue cheese reference from? Wood apple tastes nothing like blue cheese!
Niro Max (8 months ago)
This is my hometown, anybody from jaffna? Thanks for adding that Yuvan's song
Cristina Rivera (8 months ago)
Hi! Mark Weins, I miss my friend Jianjiana Madashar she's from Sri Lanka and I am from the Philippines. We met at Oman year 2017 to June 2018. Your videos makes me hungry. Love/Like your videos so much.
jayavarapu chandrasekhar (8 months ago)
How neglected jaffna ...how poor compare to other places of srilanka....😢😢😢
jayavarapu chandrasekhar (8 months ago)
Ok...got it
Danuja Ivano (8 months ago)
this is 7 year old footage mind you
Gowardhaan mayakuntla (8 months ago)
Telugu song 😍
DARK SQUAD (8 months ago)
I am jaffna
Black pink (8 months ago)
Tamil nadu northern sri.lanka malaysia and sri lanka become a single country what will happaen
rider rider (1 month ago)
Man u Tamil daydreaming idiot . Get some help
Chaminda De Costa (3 months ago)
We put a stop to that. You remember.
Pat Siva (7 months ago)
@Black pink. that was Cholas kindom. Lasted over 200 year during medieval period.
Ty Vann (8 months ago)
Yummiest food ever!
Telugu song ha ha
RM Mohanasundram (9 months ago)
Thank you mark
prakash nani (9 months ago)
Velraj (9 months ago)
Spoke Fists (9 months ago)
*_SriLanka is beautiful country, but clearly Jaffna looks so deprived of their livelihoods by the Srilankan Govt_*
Pat Siva (7 months ago)
How about other parts of Srilanka ?
Kaps (8 months ago)
Pls. Don't sow seeds of hatred between people of jaffna and srilankan majority. Enough damage has been done by people like u shedding crocodile tears. They know how to sort their issues and need no advice from people like u.
Mahi Mahi (9 months ago)
Tnx boss visit my country,but y u not come my home town galle unawatuna,
Kathy Carver (9 months ago)
Congratulations! Have been watching the number of your subscriber's rising steadily. Now, you have over 2.5 million!!!!
Bernadette Van den Bosch (9 months ago)
I love Jaffna Tamils
vignesh chelliah (9 months ago)
wish one day ll b in Jaffna to see my ppl..
zcien kalanamith (10 months ago)
Thank you for making a vedio about Sri Lanka..........
Wonderful people there!
Pirem Thevaz (10 months ago)
wow jaffna my place 😍😍
David Issac (10 months ago)
Bayram Celik (10 months ago)
So what happen tamil tiger?
Chand (10 months ago)
mark u looking very young ..
Prasanna Editor (10 months ago)
bro, the first song Was wrong, because that is telungu song, i mean that was one of the indian language [telungu] but songs end is correctly coming our tamil language, thank u bro
jusi jusith (10 months ago)
Hey... thank you show me our country. You really enjoy everything in our country ( news paper napkin too) .I'm proud of be a srilanka. But unfortunately last year I came to Canada. I have been missing my country. When I was in jaffna to study at university of jaffna I enjoyed everything over there. Thank you dear.
Kenny X (10 months ago)
sri lanka is/seems great now. but it hides a very dark secret from not so long ago at all
Achie Saminda (10 months ago)
Freedom credit goes to Sl army and president mahinda rajapaksha
Velraj (9 months ago)
delman delvin (10 months ago)
I lik jaffna
sharmi fans club. (10 months ago)
This my home town. It has been three years since I left srilanka.
Fenilla Bhagwandin (10 months ago)
D. Viswanathan (10 months ago)
Fantastic fantastic story... Video... Excellent
Bala Balakrishnan (11 months ago)
Thanks mark for visiting jaffana. Not lot people do that
Ajith Karthi (11 months ago)
Proud to being a Tamilan Love from(Tamilnadu)
scanta (11 months ago)
No wonder you say the wheater is so hot, if you eat that food already for brekfast., which causes so much inner fire. Try to stay on raw fruits and vegetables all day long next trip in such regions of the world. :-)
Devesh Krishh (11 months ago)
Oh so rolex has a branch in jaffna
D s (11 months ago)
we love you from tamilnadu
Robert Faney (11 months ago)
food is not hygienic very dirty, do not take this risk - it is bad for your health
Kandasami Yogarajah (11 months ago)
It make me mouth watering
Sakthivel Vajjiravel (11 months ago)
beautiful tamil cultural town
supermanblue ever (1 year ago)
The way u said nallur kovil
prabhu parthasarathy (1 year ago)
I am praying god sriLanka return back peaceful .people very simple rich tamil culture flow real tamilelan I love Sri Lanka and indea
INFOTECH TAMIL (1 year ago)
My country
Seeri varum Kaalai (1 year ago)
Jaffna is a beautiful city which was located in Northern provinces of Sri Lanka. So many beautiful places are there but this man has shown very few places. Always this man has eaten only parotta and fish curry. So many treditional foods are there in Jaffna. Ravindran Tirupur
Good...you every happy sri lankan
waditha gamage (1 year ago)
appriciate ur eforts to eat rice by hand little more travel in SL u will get it quickly...by nw warzones r more developed..even SL forces play a major role developing activities in those areas, after defeating LTTE Terrorists in 18May2008 by SL forces rescuing more civilians. This note is in May 16, 2018..I hv covered almost every corner of West Jaffna nw..visited all possible islands whicj has quick acess..East Jaffna too covered but not every corner oneday planing to do that.

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