<p>A myriad of Sri Lankans gather at Galle Face beach in Colombo to take a walk, watch the sun descend over the Indian Ocean, and wash their feet in the waves. "There is lots of color," says photographer Palani Mohan. "There are children screaming, young lovers holding hands, people flying kites. The whole place is full of activity."<br> <br> Read more about Sri Lanka in the October 2006 issue of <i>National Geographic Traveler</i>.</p>

Next Great Tour: Sri Lanka

A myriad of Sri Lankans gather at Galle Face beach in Colombo to take a walk, watch the sun descend over the Indian Ocean, and wash their feet in the waves. "There is lots of color," says photographer Palani Mohan. "There are children screaming, young lovers holding hands, people flying kites. The whole place is full of activity."

Read more about Sri Lanka in the October 2006 issue of National Geographic Traveler.

Photograph by Palani Mohan

Sri Lanka

See photos of Sri Lanka in this travel photo gallery from National Geographic.

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