Tam: உப்புவெளி uppuveḷi 

‘Brackish Land’  EP,  Sri Lanka

From Tam: uppu, ‘salt, salty, brackish’; and veḷi, ‘land’, ‘open space’, ‘expanse’

Behind the beach there is a saltwater lagoon with a network of backwaters and patches of mangrove swamp. There may have been salt pans here too, as in neighbouring Nilaveli.


Uppuveli Beach in Trincomalee

Uppuveli Beach in Trincomalee          Honeplus