It looks like you're using an Ad Blocker.
Please white-list or disable AboveTopSecret.com in your ad-blocking tool.
Some features of ATS will be disabled while you continue to use an ad-blocker.
With an inattentive stare the young barista peered over the pristine lagoon as she frothed a fresh jug of steaming milk for another creamy cappuccino. It was winter in season, which scarcely means anything in the tropics, although in this place the air was always modestly crisper. The lagoon sang and vibrated with abundance as loved ones lounged on the deck at the café above, absorbing the natural wonders that enveloped them, joking and conversing over fresh frappes and gourmet cuisine. Whistling ducks fed amongst the waterlilies and sunbirds darted playfully through the java shower trees; the water welcomingly glistened with warmth in the western sunlight.