‘World Dream’ Leaving…

… in the pouring rain.


Rain today 3
World Dream leaving.
Rain today 2
Paddleboard for rent…
Rain today 1
  • the sun rose at 6:03 am
  • sunset was at 17:30 pm
  • air 26°C
  • water 25°C
  • low tide was at 12:51 pm (0.3m)
  • high tide 7:50 am (1.2m)

The Offerings of Nature

Sometimes I wonder, how crazy this world is. Living in a touristic place – an island, with  wide, long sandy beaches, lovely warm seas, turquoise shallow waters and magnificent sunsets, most people seem not at all enjoy, what I am enjoying – the offerings of nature!

That might be a reason why those tourists are not disturbed much by overdevelopment in every single part, of a more and more aggressive tourist industry. The awe of a sunset is reduced to a video clip they made from the actual sunset. It looks like there is no devotion, no meditation or pureness in their sensation.

It seems though, they enjoy what they are doing. And even if this kind of joy may be very shallow – it is a kind of joy!

It seems, many of them have no sense for nature anymore. Nature is reduced to a frozen picture or a video clip, they can send via WhatsApp back home. With affectation of awe, they possibly describe to their relatives and friends how awesome that sunset was they have eye witnessed, when in truth, they just took a video of it. That’s their virtual reality!

Station 3. Paraws spread out over several 100 meters occupying the beach-front.
Where is the sunset? Sailingboats station 3.
Sailingboats Station 1

Today it is ‘All Saints’ Day’. Today the water sports businesses are suspended. Today one could walk or jog, the entire stretch of the beach, which one can usually not (at least not in the afternoon), because of the ‘hundred’s’ of sailing boats (serving thousands of tourists) ‘parking’ right on the beach, waiting for customers.

Watersport business on All Saints Day suspended.

Today the horizon was open, not covered by the same sailing boats, whose vast number, makes it sometimes difficult to catch a free view of the sunset and horizon.


Today however the sun set behind a mystic blue-grey wall, which was quiet magnificent. Nature, in all its facets and appearances, is only comprehensible if captured with the naked eye, and seen with a true heart!


Two Beaches – One Day

Bolabog Beach and White Beach are opposite of each other. At the narrowest point these beaches are not even 500 meters apart. Bolabog facing toward east, White Beach facing toward west. However, it seems, as if both beaches were located on two different islands.

Impressions from today, April 26, 2017

Bolagob Beach

It’s very hot today (35 °C). Even if a gentle breeze today offers a nice relief at Bolabog Beach, an umbrella is not a bad idea!
The light breeze from east is still enough to keep a kite in the air.
Aissatou Beach Resort (Habagat Kiteboarding) has the best location at Bolabog. They even have a nice garden inside where you can relax.

White Beach (today)

Because the White Beach lies lee side, there is hardly to feel any wind today. The south part of the beach is quiet free from algeas now. A lot of algeas are still in the middle part just at the height of the Regency Resort. But here at the south it is almost a perfect beach day, and look at these colors!

Crystal blue (White Beach, South, Angol)
What a background for a selfie!
Enjoy a dive…
Enjoy scrubbing your skin with the fine sands of White Beach (fine and white at least partially!!)


What Is Missing…

on this picture?

Easter Saturday 2017, 4.30 pm, Station 3

Right, the boats on the beach! How nice. No obstacle is blocking the way if you were out for a beach stroll. If you wanted to jogg the whole strech of the White Beach, especially during the 2 hours before sunset – Easter saturday was the day. A day for true beach lovers. Where were the felt a hundred thousand paraws lined up at Station 1 and from Paradise Garden Resort to Station 3? It was the Day-Off of all the water-sport-businesses.

No Jogging at White Beach

So many boats parking here on the beach. One cannot even see the ocean anymore. It would be nice to walk here at the south end of the “World famous White Beach!” It’s low tide right now. Even jogging would be nice. But not  here. Instead boats get parked, repaired and repainted all the way to the south tip.

March 11, 2016
March 11, 2016