Jewel of the Sapphire Coast, or so merimbulatourism.com would have you believe. It certainly is pretty, lots of beach, a lake. It’s surrounded by national parks. It has an aquarium. It has grown apace in recent years.
I was on the rocks at the end of Short Point as the sun prepared to rise out of the sea.
Then a long walk by the lake and around the town …
The red flowers of this tree which I believe is Erythrina fusca, were extremely attractive to the local nectar eaters.