With white sand, pristine aqua waters and stacks dotted off shore, this was an ideal beach. The long stretch ended at Tutaritari Reserve. Continue reading Hahei Beach
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
Along the Great Ocean Road, was the beachside town of Port Campbell nestled in a sheltered bay. The location offered a sandy beach where it was safe to swim if you were up to the icy Southern Ocean. Continue reading Port Campbell
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.
We were heading towards the Great Ocean Road, but decided to stop off in the seaside resort of Lorne. Continue reading Lorne
Photo courtesy: Guojung Yang — Wikimedia Commons
Oyster Bay wasn’t the only pristine beach close to Dar. There were tourist hotels scattered intermittently along the northern coastline. Continue reading A Dar es Salaam Tranquil Beach
Tucked away off the Sea to Sky Highway was Porteau Cove Provincial Park. Being a provincial park, I expected hiking trails on site — no such luck. Continue reading Porteau Cove Provincial Park