The Coastline always attracts me and makes me feel different. It is the beauty of the ocean, the water,at times tranquil and at times rough, the colour, the unmistakeable scent that pervade the air and, of course, the beach.
During my trip in Australia I covered a few sights allover the country. Mostly, the southcoast and the west part are the places I visited.
In Australia, I can walk along a beach without spotting any single soul for the entire day as, instead, meeting thousands of people crowding the beach.
I will mention a few places that made me a great impression and that I like most.
I was in the Victoria State and I decided to go visiting the "Wilson's Promontory" a very beautiful and peaceful place.
Not far away from Melbourne, I set off early in the morning, by bus, and I arrived there in a couple of hours or so.
It was on a guided tour, this time, even though I am not a keen fun of these kind of visits. At the beginning, we started out with a pretty strenuous walk to reach the lookout point called "Leonard Point". This place
is rich in vegetation such as: mangroves, shaded rainforest and bushy landscape.
It was so cool to admire the spots as we walked up to the hill's point. We then reached that point and it was utterly sublime, the view and the whole scenary overlooking the sea,just gorgeous. Calm waves advancing over the shoreline, super cool breeze running along the entire body and hair, just a paradise, seriously. I was on the Mount Oberon facing the Norman and Little Oberon bay.
We then kept going towards the beach called "Squeaky beach" the name is taken by the sound that the sand makes when is trodden. The beach was empty and the wind was beginning to become stronger, rugged offshore islands in the background, a carpet of shells on the beach and an ambiance of solitude wrapped the place.
Kangaroos, Emus and Wombat are the wildlife of this stunning and singular place.I was lucky enough to get close to a beautiful Wombat on my way back to the shed.
For all the people that have the chance to visit the Victoria state, Wilson's Promontory is definitely one of the top sights to visit and discover.
truly awesome place is the world famous Geat Ocean Road. Only driving along it is a pleasure and relaxing moment.
My favourite places are: Bells Beach which is a few kilometers west from Torquay and famous for the movie Point Break. We stopped for a walk and some pictures but very quickly because the weather was suddenly changing and a storm was coming.
Further up we arrived at one of the most visited and marvellous places which is: the Twelve Apostles. Unluckily, the weather was becoming rough and rain started to ruin all the spectacle unfolding in front of my eyes. Super tall boulders, probably, over seventy meters tall, along the stretch, on Gibson beach. Due to the weather conditions we could not walk along the beach, so we just took a quick look and pictures of the surrounding area and moved foreward.
Eventually, the last part of this trip was nearby Port Campbel where there was a little beach in which we could rest a bit, chatting with other fellow travellers and taking a look around the place.
An eyecatching sight was the so called "London Bridge" that, moreover, in 1990 collapsed. A double arched
bridge that joined the coastline.
Same story: this is a must see place to complete your visit in Australia.
In south Australia there is another stunning point called Kangaroo Island" which is amazing.
not far away from the coast, about thirteen kilometers, this rugged land hides marvellous beaches wet by beautiful turquoise water. about 30 per cent of this island is a national park and it has got a colony of sea lions.
Walking along this marvellous island I was fascinated by the beautiful bays, the flora and fauna surrounding me.
There was also a little desert that they call it the "Little Sahara". Following the track, we got to probably one of the most beautiful view point on the island, "Vivonne Bay". That day there were a few surfers enjoying the sunny and pretty day riding the foamy waves. Running along the southern part of the island we entered the Hanson Bay Sanctuary which is famous for the eroded rock called "Remarkable Rock" which is a granite rock that due to atmospheric conditions assumed the shape of a bear. In this area, there are different sightseeings worth to check out like: Cape du Couedic,
offering cosy views over the ocean, Admiral's Arch, a spectacular arch shaped passage formed by the erosions and home of some fured seals from New Zealand, sleeping underneath it and the Maupertuis Bay.
Though very crowded, it is definitely another place to spend a day or two in relax admiring its beauty.
I end my trip in west Australia which is the wildest part of the country. This time, I joined my cousin and we travel by van which was much more fun. To mention just a few of the places I would say: Broome, where it is possible to observe some of the most stunning sunsets and an endless beach, Exmouth and the gorgeous Ningaloo Reef with unspoilt beaches where you can lose yourself walking for miles without seeing anyone around you and it is truly like a paradise, Shark Bay, watching sharks close to the reefs, immense sand dunes to climb and admire from the top all the pretty scenary and Esperance which it seems that you have just reserved the place for yourself and what you can feel is only the quietness.
Probably my favourite part of Australia because it is big, wild and
I apologised for not being very much accurate, with my stories, but since it was a long time ago my memory is a bit fading,right now.
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