by Eva van Gorsel, December 2020
"How inappropriate to call this planet Earth when it is quite clearly Ocean."
- Arthur C. Clarke
It's the end of 2020, this very strange year, that in Australia was dominated by fires and smoke and globally by the pandemic. It's said that salt water heals about everything - and we wanted to let go of that year with a visit to the coast. It's not that easy to find a spot in a National Park now. Many have burned and visitor numbers are limited due to Covid. We were very lucky to get a spot in Middle Beach in Mimosa National Park, NSW.
In the afternoon we went for a walk and found a few beautiful rock formations. We decided to come back a little before sunset to photograph the last light on the rocks.
We spent the afternoon exploring the nearby lagoon and following Sandy Creek as far as we could get. It was very peaceful, there was lots to see and observe so naturally we lost track of time. Only by running back to those rock formations...