Tuvalu - Funafuti - Beach #2

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    [scanned slide from March 2000]

    Tuvalu and the Funafuti atoll has some amazing beaches! I can't get enough of these beautiful colors. Just look at that emerald green!

    shenoka, Andrew Borgen, trondjs, and 13 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. anita gt ages ago | reply

      You're right! The green is beautiful!!... I'm so jealous, you've been to so many beautiful places!! :P

    2. adam pritchett ages ago | reply

      I want nothing more than to jump into this water.

      The only thing that I may want more is a great break here so I could surf in the wonderfully blue water.

    3. mrlins ages ago | reply

      Thanks Ana and Adam for your kind words!

      @Ana - that trip was indeed a great adventure and it was just plain luck that I got to join the other students on the Bosei Maru vessel. I doubt that I will have get the chance to return to those islands though . . . :(

      @Adam - I doubt that you could do much surfing there 'cause the reef surrounding the atoll pretty much kills all the waves. I'm not a surfer though - maybe I'm wrong?

    4. zinjixmaggir ages ago | reply

      Hi Stefan! Congratulations on this beautiful photo. I'm trying to find free quality photos to add to Wikipedia (the Tuvalu articles there are really really scarce on pictures: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tuvalu ) and came across this one. Could you possibly be persuaded into releasing this under eg. the Creative Commons Attribution–Share Alike licence (since the photos in Wikipedia must be available for commercial use too)? Or if you're reluctant to do this for the full-resolution picture, the articles would benefit even from a low-resolution version. Please consider it. Thanks a bunch and good luck!

    5. mrlins ages ago | reply

      Thank you so much Markus! Of course I would love to help. The license has been changed to Attribution-Share Alike :)

    6. worldwidewandering ages ago | reply

      You are invited to post this and any other photos you have of Tuvalu to the Tuvalu group. Also, please consider joining worldwidewandering - a travel atlas, where you can not only add photos, but also make comments to the Tuvalu thread.

    7. mrlins ages ago | reply

      Thank you Eric! I'm in!

    8. zinjixmaggir ages ago | reply

      Thanks so much for changing the licence. I've added your picture to the Wikipedia articles and Wikimedia Commons.

    9. mrlins ages ago | reply

      You're welcome!

    10. Danny / ixfd64 ages ago | reply

      Wow, that is one awesome photo. I've always been interested in those exotic places.

    11. mrlins ages ago | reply

      Thanks Danny! The place itself makes for a good picture - just point and press the shutter :)

    12. Luhzaum! 103 months ago | reply

      Beautiful but, with problems because the global Global Warming

    13. chiyo901 101 months ago | reply

      Oh ! Beautiful ocean shot ! I like this !

    14. TripBucket 74 months ago | reply

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    15. Faruk Podrug 73 months ago | reply

      Nice photo...

    16. honolulu44 61 months ago | reply

      Beautiful photos. I'd love to go there.

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