The waters are calm and perfect for sunfish crusing between anchored boats and out to Fort Berkeley, constructed in 1704 by the English Royal Navy. Banana Beach has a backdrop of impossibly-green jungle and appears out on crystal-clear water—all a part of a national park and marine preservation space (30 minutes by boat from Chalong Pier on Phuket). Banana Boat rides are popular, therefore the title, as is snorkeling, sea kayaking, and parasailing.
For a lot of the world’s oceans, your answer could be appropriate. Pure water is perfectly clear, after all — but when there may be plenty of water, and the water may be very deep so that there are no reflections off the ocean floor, the water seems as a very dark navy blue. The purpose the ocean is blue is due to the absorption and scattering of light. The blue wavelengths of light are scattered, just like the scattering of blue gentle in the sky but absorption is a much bigger issue than scattering for the clear ocean water.
It could have more than 47 miles of pristine beaches, but the crown jewel of Palm Beach County, Fla., is, undoubtedly, unique Palm Beach — a 14-mile-lengthy, … Read More