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Padang Padang

Spot Location: Bali + Lombok > Bali > Padang Padang

Date Taken: 25th May 2006. 10448 page views since 15th February 2010.

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Trident Mar 14, 2010 Rating: 2

At the risk of sounding slightly controversial, I dunno what you lot are on about. I've seen the pics of the apartments to be built there and it looks ok to me. What would you rather they build there, grass roofed shacks? The Balinese also have a right to a bite of the tourist apple, and as long as they don't pump raw sewage into the water there, I don't see the problem. As soon as anyone wants to build something near any surf spot, surfers everywhere cry out for mercy. How selfish s that? Get with the real world folks, population increases and tourism means beautiful places are going to be prone to encroachment. If anything, strike a happy medium. No reason not to share.

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Sids Surf Shack Feb 21, 2010 Rating: 2

Yep....sure is gonna wreck this and dreamland! Catastrophe for sure...

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JO MAMA Feb 20, 2010 Rating: -2

Ombak Bagus!!!!!!

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Younes Feb 19, 2010 Rating: -1

Nice! This shot makes it look sooo easy, it ain't...

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Breda Barrels Feb 19, 2010 Rating: 0

Make the most of it mate, that place will be ruined this time next year(some people would say it is already!!) Check out what is being built a couple of hundred meters from Padang and also at Dreamland. http://balianantarauluwatu.com www.c151dreamland.com register your protest on facebook- type in save bukit bali, and make your mark heard if you want you opinion heard. cheers

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BeLL Feb 23, 2010 Rating: 1

Can't believe it!!! didnt kno tht was guna happen!! i saw wat they did to dreamlands last year!! :-O

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tamather Feb 20, 2010 Rating: 0

thats discusting. why on earth would they want to build somthing like that? those buildings do not suit that place what so ever and why build on that site? i think bali will end up like thiland.

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phil g Feb 20, 2010 Rating: 2

the challenge awaits, as do extremely wealthy russian types who don't really care much about your physical well-being. grassroots activism can be effective in places that don't suffer from endemic corruption. sadly, bali/indo ain't one of those places :(.

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groundsweller Feb 19, 2010 Rating: -2

Yeah, big "condotel"-type developments right on the beach/cliffs suck! Perhaps Surfrider Foundation or a similar ocean environment protection group may be able to influence the proper authorities to stem this impending disaster. Or maybe some super-high net worth individual or surfing apparel/ surfing products/ surfing publication giant might altruistically purchase the subject property and dedicate it as a "World Heritage Conservation Area" (Unlikely, but one can hope). Perhaps you can spearhead a group that will via internet, TV, Radio, newspaper, magazines, politicians, etc... quickly act to halt this colossal coastal catastrophe. I've done it locally and helped save thousands of acres of land from development. So if you're up to it, the challenge awaits you.

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BeLL Feb 19, 2010 Rating: -1

ahhh yes! i'll be hitting that in 2 weeks :-)

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Carcharias Feb 19, 2010 Rating: 2

Pack a good supply of Mercurochrome as it works wonders on reef rash.

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alan_ronan Feb 19, 2010 Rating: 0


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DoAPooAndGambole Feb 19, 2010 Rating: 2

ahh bliss

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swwl Feb 18, 2010 Rating: 1


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Get Joggly Feb 16, 2010 Rating: 1

Date taken " Unknown " would compliment this pic , timeless ! Topshot

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Get Joggly Feb 16, 2010 Rating: 0

Date taken "Unknown" would not be an injustice !