30d30m#24: Port Coogee, Western Australia
Mar24

30d30m#24: Port Coogee, Western Australia

Visiting family in Fremantle and had to take the opportunity of continuing the 30d30m project with a photo of the sun setting on the ocean – something I don’t get to see on the east coast. The sun seems to set quicker when watching it disappear into the ocean. Last year I spent a few months in Fremantle. It was a very unique situation with a few very good mates. It was my first time in Western Australia and I loved the...

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30d30m#11/12/13: Sawtell Beach at sunset and Muttonbird Island, Coffs Harbour
Mar14

30d30m#11/12/13: Sawtell Beach at sunset and Muttonbird Island, Coffs Harbour

Weekday’s are always hectic: work; yoga; gym; personal projects; special events; and visiting a beach for 30 minutes every day. 30 minutes is only 2.5% of a day, and I’m glad each day that I’ve made the effort to take some time out and visit… Muttonbird Island is accessed via the jetty at Coffs Harbour. Not exactly a beach visit. Just behind where I took this photo is the tiny (150m long) Gallow’s Beach...

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30d30m#10: Urunga Boardwalk/ Breakwater and Mylestom Spit
Mar11

30d30m#10: Urunga Boardwalk/ Breakwater and Mylestom Spit

Being the weekend, I had time to explore beaches a little further from theĀ usual. On Sunday I took a 15 minute drive south to Urunga. A boardwalk follows the breakwater from the caravan park in town all the way to the beach. It was a warm day, but the sand on the beach was clogged with piles of driftwood – probably from the recent weeks of storms – and didn’t look very swimmer friendly.

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30d30m#9: Digger’s Beach, Coffs Harbour, NSW
Mar10

30d30m#9: Digger’s Beach, Coffs Harbour, NSW

Accessed via the highway directly opposite the Big Banana is the small Digger’s Beach. It’s in the resort area to the north of Coffs Harbour and is a very picturesque little beach. This photo was taken from a lookout installed by Rotary along the pathway that extends along most of the beaches in the Coffs Harbour area. I spotted an interesting headland to the north and went for a walk to try and climb it. After climbing...

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30d30m#8: The Tower at Sawtell SLSC (HDR)
Mar08

30d30m#8: The Tower at Sawtell SLSC (HDR)

Sunset on Sawtell Beach at the beachside of Sawtell SLSC.

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30d30m#7: Murray’s Beach, Sawtell (Panorama and motion photos)
Mar08

30d30m#7: Murray’s Beach, Sawtell (Panorama and motion photos)

Today’s beach visit was later than usual. This meant I was in time for the sunset and some colourful clouds. Click on the photos below to view the hi-res versions on Flickr. I really like the first one, capturing the motion of the waves breaking and the seagull strolling along. I’m not happy with the result of this panorama, but it gives you a glimpse of the effect the sunset had on the sky late this...

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