Travel Blogs from Coolangatta
... sound desk so I could grab onto and lean on the rail. My legs were starting to do their normal getting tingly and numb from standing so long.. John Buttler was excellent. Every song was a winner.. I was even dancing at one point. Just shows what a freo boy can do. By the end of his set we were all a bit spent so decided to give up our places and go sit in the food hall for a late night snack and a sit down. I wandered back to the mojo tent to watch Dave Mathews from a ...
... into Coolangatta just after 1:00, which is actually just after midday as the town is on the border with Queensland which us an hour behind New South Wales. It's weird that you can gain or lose an hour by simply crossing the road.
After checking in I wondered along the beach and round the bay, and booked in for a surf lesson the following day. Coolangatta is quite small and not very touristy, and also has good surf conditions; they host a surf competition there every year ...
... by how quick and painless it was. However we were lucky there were no queues.
We sit for awhile at the airport and use the free WiFi and them walk to the campsite. We have booked a cabin for 2 nights and although check in isn't until 1pm the cabin is free so they give us the key. This time we are paying 71 dollars a night (not on suite but we do have fridge and TV).
As we are walking to the cabin the heavens open. We have ...
... in with waves. We chilled for a bit until I suggested a bit of football.... No rules so lots of jumping in people an rugby tackles. They were all nice people but ran out of booze so went back to the hostel. Skyped with family and went to bed a bit later on that night after a few balcony ...
... long tails. The huge Cassowary with his brilliant turquoise face and iron helmet and the long-legged Black Neck stork standing 4 feet tall, with his beautiful purple and shimmering green neck amongst many other birds that we ran into all around the Refuge. When we returned home, after having lunch we spent the rest of the day relaxing, enjoying the beach and the water.
Thursday, December 05, 2013
We woke this morning to find the wind was howling ...
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