Panoramic view of the bay from a beach just north of town.

   

        The structure left of center is a picnic hut built in a shallow area with a sandy bottom. It is nearly 2.5 km south of the viewer, two km south of the pier on the left where people are standing, and a km east of the extreme south end of the island partly visible on the right.

        The hut is large enough to accommodate 50 persons or so in two areas, and has cooking and toilet facilities. 

 

 

 

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    He has carefully retrieved his net from the depths, his catch safe in the small hold at his feet. As he makes his way to shore, the sun rising in the east has lightened the sky enough that he can extinguish his lamp, saving costly fuel. Now he must carefully remove the small sardines from each fold of the mesh. His wife will soon be arriving on the adjacent shore, hopeful for enough to be able to sell a number of the fish to buy rice and a few vegetables.  

   

 

 

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Twice a year the sun sets over this tree when viewed from a particular beach.  One of these times coincides with the local Fiesta. (Observed, May 1997) 

Taken May 15, 2006.  Telear 250 mm with adapter to Telemore 2X converter on Yashica FX-3, f16 1/500

 

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