2005 California Coastal Crawl- San Diego, Bali Hai 
The Bali Hai's carved sign with the rainbow logo.
The Bali Hai's carved sign with the rainbow logo.
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The San Diegan Ohana! Mahalo!
The San Diegan Ohana! Mahalo!
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After dinner, we went outside, exploring the gardens for Tikis.
After dinner, we went outside, exploring the gardens for Tikis.
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Tucked behind this back gate, our 'local guides' showed us Tikis we never would have found without them!
Tucked behind this back gate, our 'local guides' showed us Tikis we never would have found without them!
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It takes two expert Urban Archeologists to pull back all the bushes around this fellow.
It takes two expert Urban Archeologists to pull back all the bushes around this fellow.
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But the results are worth it! Wow!
But the results are worth it! Wow!
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Here was another huge pole hiding around back.
Here was another huge pole hiding around back.
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Another view.
Another view.
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This poor pole was on the ground- in need of some love, and painted white! So wrong!
This poor pole was on the ground- in need of some love, and painted white! So wrong!
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Afterwards we went down to the Bali Hai's boat dock. This is view back up at the restaurant.
Afterwards we went down to the Bali Hai's boat dock. This is view back up at the restaurant.
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Nice font above the gate.
Nice font above the gate.
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The 'upside down' Tiki.
The 'upside down' Tiki.
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To the left of the dock gate.
To the left of the dock gate.
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And to the right.
And to the right.
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More views looking back at the restaurant.
More views looking back at the restaurant.
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Upstairs is the main dinning room, downstairs, an events room with dance floor and bar.
Upstairs is the main dinning room, downstairs, an events room with dance floor and bar.
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Looking in at the South Pacific Room (downstairs) from outside.
Looking in at the South Pacific Room (downstairs) from outside.
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A garden gate with figural Moais in profile up top.
A garden gate with figural Moais in profile up top.
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A better view of the Moai.
A better view of the Moai.
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The gardens are enticing at night.
The gardens are enticing at night.
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Indoors now, on the first floor- the South Pacific room.
Indoors now, on the first floor- the South Pacific room.
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Doorhandle on the entry.
Doorhandle on the entry.
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Two views of the darkened South Pacific Room.
Two views of the darkened South Pacific Room.
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Another exposure, a slightly better view.
Another exposure, a slightly better view.
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It's hard to see, but the area between the beam and post is filled with Lava rock.
It's hard to see, but the area between the beam and post is filled with Lava rock.
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More details of the massive construction.
More details of the massive construction.
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Another easily overlooked detail, the porthole, painted white.
Another easily overlooked detail, the porthole, painted white.
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Yet another entry in my ongoing catalog of, you guessed it, Tiki carpet! You can often tell a classic Tiki establishment by it's tropical rug!
Yet another entry in my ongoing catalog of, you guessed it, Tiki carpet! You can often tell a classic Tiki establishment by it's tropical rug!
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Detail of the carving on the railing outside the South Pacific Room.
Detail of the carving on the railing outside the South Pacific Room.
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More carvings on the rail. Kim Taylor Reese (http://www.kimtaylorreece.com/) photographs above.
More carvings on the rail. Kim Taylor Reese (http://www.kimtaylorreece.com/) photographs above.
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Upstairs, the Top of the Isle dinning room.
Upstairs, the Top of the Isle dinning room.
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Another picture of the carved sign- less glare.
Another picture of the carved sign- less glare.
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An artifact outside the top of the Isle Room.
An artifact outside the top of the Isle Room.
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Closer in on the fabulous Marquesan Ceremonial Canoe!
Closer in on the fabulous Marquesan Ceremonial Canoe!
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Tiki doorhandles!
Tiki doorhandles!
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