Black Dolphin Resort Motel
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- Swimming pool
- Free parking
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... for some photos. We then headed back to Merimbulla doing a round trip of about 23kms. Treated ourselves to dinner at the Sapphire club (bowling club) thanks to HBF paying the dentist in full. Had a little flutter on the pokies but no luck this time around.
Friday morning we decided to take a walk around Merimbulla to check out the local beaches. Plenty of hills in the mix. First was Short point, next was Middle beach past Merimbulla Long Point and ...
... Tower is a woodchipping mill with a ship loading facility and a NAVY wharf. The wharf was open to the public and we took a stroll along it. Presumably when there are NAVY ships moored there it is not open as it was today. As we looked back to from the wharf we could see Edrom Lodge nestled amongst trees overlooking a private beech. The Lodge was a grand concept and like such concepts took some time to build. Edrom Lodge was finally completed in 1913 ...
... as I did, not 15m in front of me a twister started up quietly with the leaves picking up off the ground into a twisting motion. I watched in awe as the strength of it grew, and within seconds it was a powerful twister, and soon connected with various campsites. I watched a large tent be picked up from the ground and be slammed against the owners car. I knew there would be people inside. I looked over to see the twister connect with a jayco dove pop ...
... 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 ...
... the late afternoon; putting chairs and tables away, folding and stowing
the ground mat and retracting the awning.
It turned out to be a good move because there was a massive storm
overnight which brought torrential rain.
The caravan next to us suffered quite a bit of damage to their awning
where the water had seemingly pooled and the weight of it all bent and broke
the strut away from the van itself.