15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Peace Games

Children play freely on the beach in Mullaitivu today. 8 years ago on this very spot and for 30 years before that, this area saw nothing but bloodshed. Watching these kids at play is heartening - they are the first generation of Sri Lankans to exist in a time of peace.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 04.2017
Date Uploaded: 10.2017
Photo Location: Mullaitivu, Sri Lanka
Camera: NIKON D750
Copyright: © Natalie Soysa