Photo of the Day

people at a beach in Gaza
March 9, 2013

Beach, Gaza

This Month in Photo of the Day: National Geographic Magazine Features

Gazans swim in the Mediterranean Sea at sunset. An Israeli naval blockade to stop smuggling of arms and other goods into the Gaza Strip—the heart of Palestinian resistance—also restricts Gazans to within three nautical miles of shore. But the sea is one place where they have an open horizon.

See more pictures from the December 2012 feature story "The Tunnels of Gaza."

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Photograph by Paolo Pellegrin

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