Published: December 15th 2006December 5th 2006
Tuesday 5th Dec
The 3 of us drove around the tip of the coast. Our first stop was some mangroves where we saw what we thought was a snake, but it turned out to be a snake eel, burrowing into its hole. The next bay had a really good drift snorkel that we did. We saw lots of what we had done on the dive the day before. Then we drove around the corner to a sheltered bay and swam out to some big coral boulders where I saw a catfish hiding underneath and a blue spotted ray. Then some sunbathing.
After Lunch we drove down to sandy bay where Teresa and I read while Tim Kite surfed, there were a couple who were over 60 there also kitesurfing and windsurfing.
In the evening Tim and Teresa had been talking to 3 people who were booking a taxi to go and see the Turtles laying their eggs. When the taxi hadn’t turned up they came and asked me to drive (as the others had been drinking). I jumped at the chance as I had always wanted to go but didn’t want to ask Tim to go back to where we had
just come from. We had to watch out for kangaroos on the drive. It was amazing we walked a little way up the beach and then saw the tracks and at the top there was a dip and a huge turtle laying her eggs. We saw her cover them up and start her decent to the sea. It was spectacular- an honor to watch.
There are more photos below