BEST WESTERN Ballina Island Motor Inn
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Saturday 11th and we rise early for a quick brekkie and to pack up before hitting the road. Once again we are not sure where we are headed but that is half the fun for us these days. There are so many beautiful places that we know we will find a suitable place soon enough. We head out of Evans Head under sunny skies and join the north bound Pacific Highway passing Broadwater and Wardell. 36km later we come across the turn off to Ballina where ...
We are still in Byron Bay, it's just so comfortable here, beach and nature just outside the door step. Today it's Anzac day, first we thought it was something to celebrate, and prepared with a fridge full of beer, but then we learned that it's really nothing to celebrate, ...
... up for it but we're comforted in knowing they are 1million% all about safety which of course they have to be so.weirdly made us relax and feel better about it!!
We decided to go to back to bed for a.few hours and wait to see if we are going to jump this afternoon.
Had a text at 11:00am saying due to the weather ALL skydives will be cancelled so we called up and 're-scheduled ...
... of the walking track back to the centre for a spot of lunch and the odd drink whilst writing the compulsory postcards home.
The rest of the afternoon involved was us diligently walking around Byron stopping at the beach and anywhere there was shade as I forgot to put on sun cream. After grabbing some food and reading a few chapters of our books, it was eventually time to head to the greyhound and catch the 21:05 to ...
... kept seeing their tails which meant they were diving underwater for anywhere between 4-14 minutes. After 10 minutes or so without seeing anything they would pop up a distance away and the boat would have to chase after them so it was a bit cat and mouse. We got plenty of sightings of the whales but they were always a bit too far away. Luckily a pod of dolphins surrounded the catamaran and kept us entertained between whale sightings. Taking photos on the catamaran in ...