Travel Blogs from Surfers Paradise
... different, but handy at the same time (that would never ever happened
at Davidson). The atmosphere of what is
expected from students does not nearly as match the rigor and quality of work
that the schools back at home would demand, but this isn’t writing off the fact
that these students are learning a great deal of information. Conveners will offer office hours if needed,
but students here ...
... wearing tourists and leathered blonde surfer dudes. We were given a quick intro, jackets, helmets and some factor 50 sun scream, before heading down to the shore carrying (Tom dragging) our Kayak. We had a lesson in safety on the Kayak, launching, paddling and signalling with our oars, before literally being flung in to the sea. Now Craig and Hayley went first and ended up capsizing several times, leaving us extremely worried we wouldn't be able to get out on the boat ...
... and the surf pushing you in and
out it was a work out but very fun. I haven't yet perfected the boogie board
even after 2 beach days.
We spent an hour and a half at the beach and then
headed down the road to find a place for lunch at the Kurrawa beach club.
The money they get from the club is to help pay for the life guards at the ...
... girls in our rooms - really nice. One of them celebrates her 30th at week end. From America . In her second year of travelling . Has degree in biology and masters in forensic science. Had really good job in drug testing but just thought something was missing so quit and left to see the world before the cut off of 30 in Oz. and others are primary school teachers decided same. Just quit for 2 years !! How brave ...
... freaked me out…. I hate hairy spiders… but I got up the courage to flatten him with my fly swat and now there’s one less huntsman prowling the waterhole.
After a brief stop in town for a photoshoot, we choofed off to Kynuna, had a good look around the Blue Heeler Pub which has been serving beer since 1889, so I bought a stubby of VB for $5 (obviously not 1889 prices), it was really ...