Boxing Day Tsunami 2004


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April 11th 2014
Published: June 21st 2017
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Geo: 5.55, 95.32My first experience of the Boxing Day Tsunami 2004 apart from seeing it on the news, was in Tangalle in Sri Lanka. The devastation and heartbreak encountered is beyond belief and now I find myself in Banda Aceh which was the worst hit of all the places affected.I had arranged with a friend from Bukit Lawang to meet one his friends, a Becak driver however on arrival he's broken... Read Full Entry



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14th April 2014

I didn't think it was that long ago but equally it's sad to see there's still so much repair work to be done..
7th May 2014

It is sad Malcolm but more so the stories of the survivors who tell of the constant eruptions for around 2 years afterwards and the stench of still continually finding bodies... you can't imagine how people survive.

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