Scenic Sunday # 65: Bali

A beach on Bali.  June, 1987.

A beach on Bali. June, 1987.

This is my post for the Scenic Sunday meme, which shares beautiful scenes from around the world.  To see more Scenic Sunday posts, or to join and show your own pictures, click HERE.

I’m basically a farm boy from Indiana who has been blessed in many ways.  I was able to go to college, became a high school mathematics teacher, get a Master’s degree, teach mathematics in college and then switch to computer science.

In 1985 I began teaching computer science at Heidelberg College in Ohio, and in 1987 I was chosen to be part of an exchange program with a college in China.  The Heidelberg team was to teach during summer in China, but due to a difference in academic calendars we Americans had a couple of free weeks at the beginning of summer.  Since we were to enter China through Hong Kong, it was decided to spend part of that free time in Hong Kong and on the island of Bali in Indonesia.

The picture above is a scan made from a slide which was taken one morning on Bali.  I had gotten up early and walked along the beach past the place we were staying.  I rounded a point and entered a small cove.  This little collection of huts was on the beach across the cove.  I felt as if I had stumbled upon the set of South Pacific!

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9 Responses to “Scenic Sunday # 65: Bali”

  1. Fishing Guy Says:

    Geaorge: Neat photos of a wonderful island. I would like to be there.

  2. Suz Says:

    This is beautiful. Who knew being a math teacher could take you around the world??? Good for you George!!

  3. Becky Says:

    What a gorgeous place…
    Math teacher…I went to college as an adult and my worst memories are of Calculus…ugghhh…I’m sure you would have been the teacher who wouldn’t have left me with those memories!!!

  4. imac Says:

    Hi George, wonderful sight to see.
    Congrats to you for a wonderful career too. Sir. 🙂

    Pics all sorted, Now to start Posting.lol.

  5. Karin Says:

    What a lovely view!! Great, too, that you’ve been able to enjoy your travels! Math and I just never became friends; glad you were though, lol! My dad was great at math – he was able to do lots in his head and loved beating the grandkids as they tried to add or subtract on their little calculators!

  6. Cheryl Says:

    Love the view. How wonderful that you had such a nice opportunity.

  7. Carletta Says:

    Beautiful shot George.
    I can’t help but wonder what that cove looks like today. Let’s hope it still looks like South Pacific and not South Beach. 🙂

  8. Linnea Says:

    What a great opportunity you had there George! I bet you have fond memories of that experience. Perfect beach scene you captured here. I, too, wonder what the place looks like today!

  9. storyteller at Sacred Ruminations Says:

    Lovely view ;–)
    You’ve sure taken some WONDERFUL trips!
    Hugs and blessings,

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