30d30m#5: Murray’s Beach, Sawtell
Mar05

30d30m#5: Murray’s Beach, Sawtell

Today it didn’t rain… there was even a spattering of blue sky to be seen. I thoroughly enjoyed just being at the beach today, didn’t stroll more than a few hundred metres, just relished the good weather.

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30d30m#3 & #4: North Park Beach, Coffs Harbour
Mar04

30d30m#3 & #4: North Park Beach, Coffs Harbour

This isn’t a beach I usually get to. It’s all the way over the other side of the Coffs city centre. When I first moved to Coffs Harbour in 2003 this was my local. Good to be back.

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30d30m#2: South Park Beach, Coffs Harbour
Mar02

30d30m#2: South Park Beach, Coffs Harbour

Rain, heavy at times. That was the forecast for today and that was what we got. Today I drove towards North Boambee Beach which is accessed via the jetty area, but the Coffs Triathlon was on and the roads at the jetty were diverted. So that’s day 2 of the 30 days / 30 minutes at the beach...

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30d30m#1: Sawtell Island at Bonville Head
Mar01

30d30m#1: Sawtell Island at Bonville Head

The weather has been grim lately. This is 5th week of grey skies and there is only more to come. It started with 3 days of torrential downpour on Australia day long weekend, with multiple severe weather occurrences since. Sawtell Island at Bonville Head. Headed to the south end of Sawtell Beach, to the start of the coral outcrop area known as Sawtell Island. The rain made a comeback at 7PM… time to head...

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Driving Australia – Fremantle, WA to Newcastle, NSW
Jun10

Driving Australia – Fremantle, WA to Newcastle, NSW

After doing a van trip in North Queensland a couple of years ago, I’d always wanted to drive and camp across the great Nullabor desert of south-central and south-western Australia. Leaving Fremantle (near Perth) in mid May, my good friend Dave and I piled ourselves and possessions into a Lancer sedan for one of our most unprepared and unique camping trips yet. Here’s what you’d see if you were driving from Perth to...

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