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Desktop Wallpaper: Warm tropical beaches

Tropical Sleepaway

Winter has been particularly harsh for many this season, so perhaps it is time to picture yourself on a warm tropical beach with this Desktop Wallpaper Photo Gallery.

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BoraBora FrenchPoly

Credit: Ivirua.org

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Mark Kaelin is a CBS Interactive Senior Editor for TechRepublic. He is the host for the Microsoft Windows and Office blog, the Google in the Enterprise blog, the Five Apps blog and the Big Data Analytics blog.

24 comments
RedTalon
RedTalon

Nice pics! I dread the thought of what the weather will be like when winter actually begins on Dec 21.

dbjewett55
dbjewett55

Wish I was at someplace like now. Hate the weather where I am right now

anthonyrolle
anthonyrolle

Reminds me of life in the Bahamas. I walk outside and see that view everyday.

AlChirico
AlChirico

Nice pictures. However, totally unsuitable for wallpaper on any screen larger then, say, 10 inches. Completely out of focus on a normal desktop screen (resolution issues).

gwd3
gwd3

I was there in 1985 (submarine ported at Pearl Harbor). It looks like Hanauma Bay, but that was soooo long ago. Uh, I barely remember making it back to the ship that night, because of some detours to the Crow's Nest and Moose McGillicuddy's. Cheers, and Hang loose, Brah!

evit
evit

Like very much, just wish I could be there now. Thanks

eserratore
eserratore

Thanks... I live in Wisconsin, need I say more?

genep2004
genep2004

I can take better pics than the Cat Island series. When did you ever stand on a beach like that and see a crooked horizon? Did anyone review these?

pete.miles
pete.miles

Gorgeous. All we can do is dream......ahhhhh

boomchuck1
boomchuck1

Spent parts of 3 years in Key West while in the Navy and often hear this song in my head.... And watch the sun go down Hear the sea roll in But I'll be thinking of you And how it might have been Hear the night birds cry Watch the sunset die Well I hope you understand I just had to go back to the island

Wumpsdad
Wumpsdad

What!? Where is Four Mile beach, Port Douglas, and Cable Beach, Broome both in Australia. See some images on http://www.murranji.com.au BTW, Monaco and Newport Beach Sydney aren't tropical Malcolm

kytomb
kytomb

Why depress people now that we have good weather. Wait till summer gets here and show people that it could be worse.

michael.roa
michael.roa

I was in Bora Bora in 1979 and that is the only place where the world does stand still...

Mark W. Kaelin
Mark W. Kaelin moderator

Have you been to the topics recently? Do you have some photos you'd like to share - I'll add them to this gallery and we can virtually bask in the warm sun.

Mark W. Kaelin
Mark W. Kaelin moderator

... and I'll publish them. I am restricted to public domain images and images I get permission for - that limits what I can do.

anirey
anirey

One of my most favorite Leon Russell songs. Suits these images well - especially the first two and the Ft. Lauderdale Beach, Florida one.

DSAnlyst
DSAnlyst

I went to the Murranji Gallery web site. Beautiful. It'd be nice to have the panoramic of Mango Sunset made into a cubicle skin.