|Torquay is the home of Ripcurl|
|And Quicksilver - renown the world over|
To my surprise, I've seen these labels being sold in the middle of France - do they surf there?
|The morning sun rises over Bass Strait as I arrived in Torquay.|
|And at mid-day, the sun had warmed the day enough to walk out towards the beach. |
I just had to get the Aussie flag in the picture.
|These are about the only waves that I would ride these days, if any!!!|
There are creepy things out there that I don't care to meet.
The Great Ocean Road was built after WWI as away of offering employment to the returned soldiers. This piece of scenic road takes in magnificent views of the southern coastline where many early ships were dashed upon the treacherous rocky cliffs. In fact it also goes by the name of the ship wreck coast.
Wikipedia has a good historical account of the Great Ocean Road - better that I can explain.
As I sit here Thursday night writing this, I wonder what the weekend will bring - the wind is howling outside and it looks like the rains will continue - we can still use a bit more to fill the reservoirs. With only a few more days left of August, daylight saving and spring are just around the corner.