Tweed Heads

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  • Day226

    Gold Coast, Snapper Rocks & Delfine

    November 16, 2019 in Australia ⋅ ☀️ 25 °C

    Back on the coast we stopped at the Gold Coast. Of course we were visiting the Hard Rock Cafe and had some fun playing mini golf. During the day we were swimming in the rock pools of the Snapper Rocks and we finally saw the first dolphins on our whole trip! It was great!

    Zurück an der Küste haben wir an der Gold Coast angehalten. Hier hatten wir Spaß bei einer Runde Minigolf und haben uns natürlich einen Hard Rock Cafe Burger gegönnt. Tagsüber ging es zum schwimmen zu den sogenannten Snapper Rocks. Hier haben wir auch tatsächlich die ersten Delfine unserer gesamten Weltreise gesehen. So cool!
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  • Day231

    Day 2 - Coolangatta

    November 19, 2017 in Australia ⋅ ⛅ 23 °C

    The forecast for today was mainly thunder storms so we weren't really sure whether to risk going out and having a repeat of our coastal walk in Noosa. Not wanting to spend the day inside though, armed with my raincoat, we decided to brave it. We walked along the coast to Coolangatta and then on to Snapper Rocks and Point Danger. Here you got great views out over the ocean where there were lots of surfers taking advantage of the stormy surf. We then walked back along Boundary Street to the State Border Monument which sits on the border of Queensland and New South Wales. The crazy thing here is that New South Wales is an hour ahead of Queensland so you can actually stand with each foot in a different time zone. My phone has been very confused since we arrived in Coolangatta and is constantly switching between Queensland time and New South Wales time, so we're never completely sure as to what the time is. We were getting pretty hungry by this point so we headed back to the apartment for some lunch on the balcony. Luckily it didn't rain at all however it did mean I had to carry my raincoat around with me for nothing!

    With more rain forecast for the afternoon, we weren't really sure what to do, so we decided to chill out for a couple of hours and watch some more of The Blacklist. We have now finished season one and have made a good start on season two. It didn't rain all afternoon so we thought we had better leave the house and go for a walk. This time we headed left along Kirra beach towards Tugan and then sat on the beach for a while, before walking back down the beach, dipping our toes in the sea.
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  • Day2

    Gold Coast

    April 10, 2018 in Australia ⋅ ⛅ 24 °C

    A new exciting chapter in the gap year is starting here at the Gold Coast. We arrived just in time for the Commonwealth Games, which was at first great news until we started looking for a place to stay at. Everything was either booked or exorbitantly expensive. In the end we were lucky to get a Airbnb close to the airport.
    The mission for the first few days was to find a car to get us around. Luckily we were already successful on the first day. We had a good feeling about it and so we went for it. Hopefully our gut feeling was right, but we'll see about that in a few weeks.
    As we now had a car we decided to treat ourselves with a ticket to the Commonwealth Games. There weren't many tickets available anymore but we got some cheaper ones for the Athletics. It was a fun experience unlike the football stadiums there is something going on everywhere all the time.

    Before leaving the Gold Coast in the general direction South, we visited Coolangatta and the iconic Point Danger. Named by Captain Cook because of the dangerous shallow rocks its now a scenic spot to watch the surfers and the sunset.
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  • Day26

    Von Miami Beach nach Byron Bay

    November 29, 2019 in Australia ⋅ ☁️ 24 °C

    Nach einem feinen Croissant haben wir unser Lager in Miami Beach abgebrochen und sind Richtung Byron Bay gefahren.
    In Coolangatta und an einem anderen sehr eindrucksvollen Strand haben wur Halt gemacht. Es ist einfach wunderschön hier!
    In Byron Bay angekommen haben wir uns ein gutes grosse Stück Steak 🥩 auf den Grill gehauen, dazu Kartoffeln mit Sour Cream und einen frischen Salat. Yummmyy!!
    Wir freuen uns Morgen die Region hier zu erkundingen.
    Peter hat Hammer Bilder vom Strand unterwegs gemacht- merci Schatzi 😘
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Point Danger, Tweed Heads

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