Galle had looked mainly all right, but the impact on the regional traffic situation in conjunction with supply, medical care and cleaning had been heavy and some state of panic and fear was seen in many faces.
Nevertheless, most of the Galle citizens had remained calm and toast and were helping each other.
After the Tsunami Unawatuna and Galle had been in a very sad state as these videos with eyewitness interviews show.
Video 1 pictures from the Galle
Video 2 pictures from the Matara Express
Video 3 pictures from Galle and Unawatuna
Unawatuna and Hikkaduwa were looking so nice only a few days before the Tsunami waves came.
14 months after the Tsunami Surfcity guest house owner Imco had talked about the recovery of Unawatuna.
On the second day after the Tsunami the Sri Lankan Army had shown up in Galle town to assist the local police with regulating a sticky the traffic.
Overall, the army did a great job in Galle by helping under most severe conditions.
The Galle citizens were in a state of shock and vividly discussing the biggest catastrophe in Sri Lankan history.