Sea Gulls taking off

Category: Sense of Place

 

Photo and caption by SALIKA PEIRIS

There are 8 sand dunes on Indian Ocean between South India and North of Sri Lanka of which 4 belong to India and the other 4 to Sri Lanka. With the 30 year war in SL we could not visit the North from 1983 - 2011 as LTTE were controlling the area. In Mar 13 we visited Mannar a fishing village in North west of SL and made a trip to the 2nd sand dune early morning by Navy boat. No people but golden sandy beaches stretched far and different colours of the ocean could be seen with lots of birds and fish. Managed to capture thousands of sea gulls waiting on line and taking off.

Location: Sand dunes Mannar Sri Lanka

 

More Sense of Place Entries »

 
  1. Jugaad

    By Matthew Belmonte

  2. Eiffel Tower Abstract

    By Jennie Stein

  3. Young Meets Old

    By Brian Wirth

Take A Nat Geo Trip

Select a destination or trip type to find a trip:

See All Trips »

Join Nat Geo Travel's Communities




Subscribe to Nat Geo Traveler

  • 3050C_TRV_Banner_160x120.jpg

    Order Now

    Available in print and for iPad®! See destinations come alive with 360-degree photos, videos, and more!