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Cathedral Cove

The Coromandel Coast’s most favoured beach was Cathedral Cove. Hoards of people flocked there to stand near its gigantic arch that connected it to Mare’s Log Cove for a photo or three. Others swam out to the stack off Mare’s Log Cove to dive into the chilly water. Continue reading Cathedral Cove

From Balmy Ocean to Glacial Lakes

Photo courtesy: Muhammad Madhi Karim — Wikimedia Commons

My favourite beach close to Dar es Salaam was Silver Sands. The seashore was the least showy of the resorts and therefore the quietest; more old style, with thatched umbrellas before you stepped down to the beach and into the lukewarm ocean.

Now I live where if I’m crazy enough to put my foot into the water, an ache penetrates through my bones from the frigid temperature.