Photos That Inspire – Tanah Lot, Bali, Indonesia

Tanah Lot, Bali, Indonesia

Sunset Over Tanah Lot in Bali, Indonesia

Early 2008, Phil and I took our then nine-month-old daughter Ender to Taiwan for the first time.  After settling her down with my mother, we headed over to Bali for a 5-day mini vacation.  Bali was beautiful, the food awesome, the people friendly.  All was going well... when both of us were struck by a terrible case of stomach ailment... Since we only had five precious days, we headed out of the hotel anyway.  On our schedule that day was the highlight of Bali - Tanah Lot.  We were to time our schedule so we could be there at sunset, when the scenery is supposed to be the most spectacular.  However, by the afternoon, Phil was half past dead.  I was feeling ok, therefore would not give up the chance to see sunset over Tanah Lot.  I dragged Phil up the hill through the row of cafes, found the best location for my shots, paid for a coke, and plopped Phil down in a chair.  Pale and green, Phil just sat there as I set up the shot.  Soon, the sky turned an incredible shade of orange behind the exotic temple.  I shot with glee as Phil moaned and groaned behind me. Finally, I had this shot.  I was satisfied and Phil was relieved...
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