Ever since I was six months old, I have been fortunate enough to visit the place that I love with all of my heart. I have made many great memories here with my family. Throughout my life I have returned to the Bahamas eleven times. My favorite hotel here is known as Atlantis, and my personal artifact isn’t one single thing, but a collection of sand and shells that I have collected over the years. I adore this place so much that I …show more content…
I love swimming my heart out at their gigantic water park and lovely beach. Whenever I relax at the beach I always find new unique shells to add to my collection. I also have many photos from this place, but a photo can only capture so much. This is why I love to bring back little reminders of the happy times I spent here so I can cherish it for years to come.
I feel like I have made as many memories here as the number of grains of sand in my collection. I actually had the opportunity to return to my elysium last year and add new memories to my collection. The shells serve as a little memento to help me remember the overwhelming senses only serenity can give.
I love what the sand and shells represent. They represent so much that I believe that only words cannot portray their full meaning. From the many memories of plunging down a 60 foot water slide into a shark filled tank to seeing the thousands of beautiful marine lives living together in harmony, the experiences that Atlantis can offer you are endless. I feel like this collection of shells and sand should be viewed as a whole. As Novalis said, “Every beloved object is the center point of a paradise.” My collection is my center point of sweet memories for my