Thursday, July 29, 2010

A Tropical Paradise



(This picture can be enlarged by clicking on it.)

In 1987 I was able to spend a few days at a beach-front resort on the island of Bali. As a farm boy from Indiana I was mesmerized by the palm trees, the ocean, and the waves breaking over the reef. It was a few days in a tropical paradise.

The picture above was scanned from a slide.

19 comments:

Sankara Subramanian C said...

Lovely picture! Reminds me of my vacations at the Andamans and Lakshadweep in India

SandyCarlson said...

Sounds heavenly. I love the surf, anywhere, anytime.

Kirigalpoththa said...

Quite a familiar view for me born in Sri Lanka :)

Mildred said...

So very pretty - amazing view!

Small City Scenes said...

It would be amazing to me too. MB

KathyA said...

Beautiful!

Sandra said...

what you liked about there is what we like about florida, waving palms and ocean/gulf breezes.

Sunny said...

That reminds me...I NEED a vacation!
☼ Sunny

Ginny said...

I'm guessing they have many beaches there? And you spent some time on them? did you ever get to see any of the Balinese dancers or actors?

Ruth's Photo Blog said...

This does look like a paradise.

rainfield61 said...

You have a few days in a tropical paradise, but I have my whole life here.

Scott said...

I know what you mean. I grew up in Utah so the first time I saw an Ocean and palm trees I was awestruck. Your image tells it all.

A Brit in Tennessee said...

Awesome !
I can only imagine the sound of the ocean, breaking waves on the reef, and the swaying of the Palm trees in the wind...heavenly !

EG Wow said...

I's always mesmerized by palm tree, George. I understand the feeling. And the ocean takes me back to my childhood. I think I would like it there a lot!

A Lady's Life said...

No Kiddin. George seems like we both walked in the soil. lol

Pam said...

I hear Bali is one of the most beautiful places in the world, George. How lucky are you!

sEy said...

what a scenic view;)

Betty Manousos:cutand-dry.blogspot.com said...

Splendid view!
B

yunims said...

Beaches in Bali are very popular among tourists. But, you know, many fishermen are prohibited from passing on the coasts. The reason is the existence of fishermen could interfere with the scenery. They lost their jobs. And the hotels that does not belong to us (people of Indonesia).