Sri Lanka 2012

Right on the Hikkaduwa coastline is this Tsunami Memorial, on the site of a mass grave where there are believed to be 800 bodies.  The memorial also commemorates the 1800 people who died when the Galle to Colombo train was swept away by a 30 foot wave after it stopped to rescue people stranded by the first wave - which had only been a 4-foot wave.

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