The Merimbula Lakeview Hotel
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... and showed some natural talent, but unfortunately didn't get to "ride the wave" this time. He has however been bitten by the bug and when we get up the coast a bit he will try again. He has even been talking about buying a surf board!!! Amazingly the air and sea temperature was roughly the same, as the ocean cools down slower than the outside air, which meant that even for winter it seemed warmer to stay in the water. After lunch, a ...
... in Eden, we completed our day at the Whale Museum
where implements and timber vessels of the era are on display. There is also the skeleton of “Old Tom” a Killer
Whale pod leader. It is said that upon
his death in 1930 the already declining whaling industry as it was known in Eden ceased. At the suggestion of a neighbour, George
Davidson and his son Wallace set about preserving Old Tom’s skeleton for
display and so the construction ...
... to the 100 km pet hour limit at times (61 mph)! The roads are so good and no one much on them.
We stopped briefly at Eden- fabulous- see video and then into Merimbula. The young people arrived about 40 mins after us and then we all ended up in a Tapas Bar. Text from H and L - having dinner on the Southbank in Melbourne- sounds fab!
NB The cricket....... Seems to be going downhill again!
... now obviously a great fishing port, with many cars and trailers lined up, John noted there were many Victorian number plates! There were the remains of many cleaned fish and we were lucky enough to see an Australian Fur Seal swim into the port. Just outside Eden is the National Timber Workers Memorial.
Eden was famous for it's wattle bark export in the 1830's and then for it's railway sleepers in the early 1900's. Many lost their lives ...
... iPod so we could listen to music on the go, something that was seriously lacking in New Zealand. The playlist pelted out solid tunes at every turn and it appeared that we might actually get through all 1,511 tracks in the first six months. On that day the letter O grabbed the mic. The standouts were 'Oh! Sweet Nuthin'' by The Velvet Underground and 'Olv 26' by Stereolab.
The coastal scenery on the Princes Highway ...
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Cnr Reid St & Merimbula Dr , Merimbula | 3 star hotelfrom $69