Bali (Benoa), Indonesia- 2 of 3- Around Benoa
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Bali (Benoa), Indonesia- 3 of 3- Benoa Port

The Benoa Port is a large complex that opened in 1924.  It continues to grow and is an important port for both freight and international cruise ships.

Warning: PhotoGeek details: most of the images in this post were processed in High Dynamic Range, aka HDR, (-1/0/+1) from RAW files and polished in Radiant to enhance the color gamut and pop the details. 

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Two big statues on the main port road

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Appropriately named the Four Heads Statue

 

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Elaborate lamp posts lined the road


View from Deck 11, the top deck of our ship. Bad weather was rapidly approaching our first evening in port and the Captain advised that we would be leaving port earlier than scheduled the following afternoon due to ongoing bad weather.

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The main entrance to the port


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Time to go in!


A short walkabout in the port area the next morning due to our early departure.

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Bali Hai, despite the appearance of their building, is a local success story. What started as a dinner cruise ship developed into a large company building their own resorts and operating a fleet of local ships between them. The building was their first boarding terminal which is now seldom used.


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This is the closest I could get to an interesting opportunity. I was approached by a uniformed gentleman carrying a large weapon. He politely advised me that I should go no further despite the open gate. I acquiesced to his advice.


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A small offering left from the previous day's religious holiday.


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Benoa, Indonesia- 3 of 3
03/09-10/24

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