Skywatch Friday: Approaching Storm

Storm Clouds Approaching Bali. June, 1987

This is my post for Skywatch Friday, a meme for sharing views of the sky from all over the world.  To see more, or to join and share your own photos of the sky, click HERE.

I went to my archives to get this picture for my Skywatch post.  In 1987, on my way to China for the first time, I was able to spend a few days in Bali.  Our group stayed at a place on the beach and we were able to enjoy the sky, sand and sea.  Late one afternoon I was on the beach just before a storm came in.  I like the light breaking through the clouds and the ridges in the sand.

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17 Responses to “Skywatch Friday: Approaching Storm”

  1. Becky Says:

    George, this is such a beautiful seascape!!!

  2. Susie Says:

    Bali? That must of been a wonderful trip! Nice pic George! I like the ripples in the sand too.

  3. MaryBeth Says:

    Wow that is gorgeous–well, just to be in Bali would be gorgeous. MB

  4. Sherrie Says:

    Hi!
    It’s eerily beautiful! All those colors and textures combined to make a awesome picture. Have a great day!

    Sherrie
    Sherrie’s Stuff
    http://sherrie-plummer.blogspot.com/2010/03/skywatch-friday_26.html

  5. Rose Says:

    I love the approaching storm…

  6. Happyone Says:

    That is a beautiful dramatic looking sky.

  7. SmalltownRN Says:

    That is a lovely photo…and I too like how the sun glistens on the sand and the sky is spectacular….

  8. Ruth Hiebert Says:

    This looks pretty intense.

  9. Ginny Hartzler Says:

    I must admit that the sky is not my favorite part about this picture. I love the ridges in the sand, how bizarre! Whatever is causing that? Also the water, and when you click, there’s a surprise. Way out on the water, there’s a tiny boat!

  10. JLS Hall (Joysweb) Says:

    Another breathtaking photo! That sky looks so gorgeous, but a little scary, too. I’d love to visit Bali someday, though – even if I had to brave a few storms.

  11. Tricia Says:

    Bali? WoW! How’d you like Indonesia? It has to be just beautiful on the beaches that far south in the middle of the ocean like that!
    Looks very ominous, indeed!

  12. Rajesh Says:

    Wonderful shot. The sky does look ominous.

  13. Pam Says:

    I enjoy sitting on the porch and watching the approaching dark clouds. Wonderful photo, George.

  14. Cheryl Says:

    Stunning photo!

  15. Linnea Says:

    It is very dramatic! Looks like there’s a little sailboat out there, too. Nice memory!

  16. Linda Says:

    Very powerful shot.

  17. diane Says:

    That’s not far from Australia…did you ever get here? Our skies have been like that for the past few weeks.

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