Kuta Beach has changed a lot in the past 40 years. Gone are the sand dunes, crystal clear water, and natural vegetation. What we have now is hotels, malls, soft drink stalls, and traffic! But hey, there’s way worse places to be, and the waves are still pumping.
Those of us that jumped on the Bali bandwagon late (after say, 1975!) can only be reminded of the “good old days” by watching videos such as this one filmed & narrated by legend shaper Murray Bourton:
You can pick up one of Muzz’s boards at Naruki in Poppies 2, Kuta.