Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Waitpinga Beach

We love this beach, situated just west of Victor Harbor.  Its coarse red sand...

rugged dunes and cliff tops in the distance begging for me memories of the Cliffs of Moher  albeit on a much smaller scale...

Its rough coastline with deep crashing waves over the steep sandy banks.  Its feeling of distance and space, even though it is actually relatively secluded.    Popular with anglers for salmon apparently and also with surfers.

Of course, there was more castle building.  The sand was very easy to manipulate. It is just so coarse - quite unlike the usual soft white sandy beaches Australia is so famous for.

It is very difficult to remove and even after towelling off little Ess she still travelled home that day with newly decorated fingers and toes.

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