The Tempest

Can one compare Bali to Prospero's Isle

Pico Iyor compares the alterations that are going on in Bali to Prospero`s Isle.An Island important in The Temptest. How far is that justified?

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I think he is trying to convey the point that Bali is a lush, tropical, magical place. I've never been to Bali but I'm sure it could pass for a setting out of The Tempest. I doubt there is a disgruntled wizard looking for a little pay back in Bali but you never know!