Summer road trip part 1

by John Wilson February. 05, 2018 1422 views

A common summertime ritual for those living in Sydney is to head `up the coast'. My friend and I headed to Noosa in Queensland. First stop, Lismore in northern NSW. Thank you Robert and Lyndall for sharing your beautiful view and hospitality.

A common summertime ritual for those living in Sydney is to head `up the coast'. My friend and I headed to Noosa in Queensland. First stop, Lismore in northern NSW. Thank you Robert and Lyndall for sharing your beautiful view and hospitality.

Sunrise at Peregian Beach near Noosa. The strong waves and currents were a little dangerous but the water was inviting at 24 degrees, so we ventured to the first line of breakers.

Sunrise at Peregian Beach near Noosa. The strong waves and currents were a little dangerous but the water was inviting at 24 degrees, so we ventured to the first line of breakers.

Strong waves and storm clouds were a feature of the time away.

Strong waves and storm clouds were a feature of the time away.

Crabs leave exquisite patterns in the sand.

Crabs leave exquisite patterns in the sand.

Always something to see at the beach.

Always something to see at the beach.

Our endless east coast beaches.Apparently we have over 10,000 beaches in Australia, so it's going to take a while to see them all.

Our endless east coast beaches.Apparently we have over 10,000 beaches in Australia, so it's going to take a while to see them all.

A walk through the national park at Noosa to Tea Tree Bay.The waves were much more powerful under the surface than they appeared on top.

A walk through the national park at Noosa to Tea Tree Bay.The waves were much more powerful under the surface than they appeared on top.

Winch Cove.

Winch Cove.

Tea Trees in the salt spray.

Tea Trees in the salt spray.

Line of surfers looking for the perfect ride into Noosa beach.

Line of surfers looking for the perfect ride into Noosa beach.

Granite Bay, still in the Noosa National Park.

Granite Bay, still in the Noosa National Park.

Full moon over Peregian Beach. Unfortunately the `blood moon' later was covered in clouds but at least the moon rise was visible.

Full moon over Peregian Beach. Unfortunately the `blood moon' later was covered in clouds but at least the moon rise was visible.

OK, I went a little overboard with the moon shots.

OK, I went a little overboard with the moon shots.

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