Map of Australia. (sorry about the colour, a little intense, I’ll get something more betterer later.)

Map of New south Wales. (I’m above Sydney, about half way between Newcastle and Port Macquarie up North).

Walk on the beach

Proof…sand & water ๐Ÿ™‚

Surf & people from the outback, totally amazed at all that blue stuff…sorry, no whales today.

Still no whales. Isn’t it amazing when you get a camera out! ๐Ÿ™‚

Getting to end of beach.

From the lookout. (second lookout waaaay down the end of the cliff….and still no whales.)

Other places.

These are older photos from a friends place called Forster – Tuncurry. It is the entrance way up into what they call the Great Lakes area. Big bridge between what they call the twin towns. And yes, the yachts mine (I wish).

And this little sucker (about 10 feet) was casually observing us while we were eating next to him. Had to take a snap for posterity, plus who would have believed it? But just a carpet snake.

Or maybe it was Harry Potter’s mate from under Hogwarts! ๐Ÿ™‚

From my coffee man

Main Beach

The Ocean Baths (They call it the Bull Ring, I have no idea why. Time to brush up on my history about the place I suppose.)

A shot out to sea for whales. Of course, no whales. Think positively, if your in luck the albino whale may put in an appearance for next time.

And an inner shot of the entrance to the Great Lakes. Yes, that’s my boat ๐Ÿ™‚

Ok, the captain waved at me, that’s sorta like ownership isn’t it? ๐Ÿ™‚

Port Macquarie and local area

North Haven Entrance from lookout

Hang gliding from lookout

Imagine the view

Port Macquarie town beach

Entrance to Hastings River

Oxley’s Beach

Shelley Beach

Lighthouse Beach (and the bushfire season has begun, smoke at left of picture)

Scenic spots tucked away along the coast

Tacking Point Lighthouse

Look guys, I’m really sorry but a whale got in the way and ruined a lovely sea shot (yes, that tiny little black bit with the spray coming up in the air)

Oh, look, another lovely sea shot ๐Ÿ™‚ ( I swear they know I’m coming and do what they can to stay waaaaay out as far as they can ๐Ÿ™‚ At least it’s jumping out of the water ๐Ÿ™‚ Oh, and I used my old digital and I now find it leaves a cloudy circle on the left.

Looking back to the Lighthouse

Hastings River Entrance

Off Town Beach

Inside the Hasting River entrance

Local hotel overlooking the river

North Haven (very hazy due to bushfires)

North Haven

Setting up for hang gliding