FLAT EARTH : All washed up
Sunday 12 February 1995
Somehow the magic of Bali seems to have survived these serial cataclysms. But I have to agree on one point - the place where it all started, Kuta Beach, famed for its sunsets, seems beyond saving. A few swims there revealed that the majestic surf is now almost entirely composed of plastic wrappings and other garbage. I did not see a Kuta sunset, but the beams of light falling through vertical walls of heaving plastic must be an impressive sight, rather like the finale of Zabriskie Point where the consumer goods of America are blown up again and again in loving slow motion.
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