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A Winter Beach Walk – 8 Mile Beach

ooh hard to beat a walk on the beach with the sun shining and not a cloud in the sky yes this is winter on the West Coast and it is beautiful! We’ve ventured just down the road to the … Continue reading

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Great Coast Road Ramble

Storm has been brewing with threatening skies so Stephen and I decided to take a drive up the Great Coast Road north of us and walk the Barrytown beach for a change before the rain came. The Great Coast Road … Continue reading

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Charleston’s Surging Sea

Crash, boom, bang…… crash, boom, bang…… wow, this is awesome! Sitting out on the rocks at Charleston and the sea is huge with pounding surf surging in and out and crashing up against the rock face. It is a sight … Continue reading

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South Westland Gems – Gillespies Beach and Lagoon

Stephen and I are making the most of our time in South Westland and we’re heading out to Gillespies Beach. Neither of us have never been here before so even the drive is an adventure. I don’t know why, but … Continue reading

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Rapahoe Beach – after the storm

Oh to say it has been a wild weekend is probably a bit of an understatement.  Not much sleep the last couple of nights with rain lashing the windows and wind seemingly trying to pull the roof off the house … Continue reading

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The beaches of Barrytown

Yes, here we are exploring yet another West Coast beach.  With 500kms of coastline we have plenty to choose from. Today we have a stunning autumn afternoon and the tides are right to go for an explore.  We’ve headed north … Continue reading

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