Beautiful Kettle Beach Boardwalk July 2022

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The boardwalk to Kettle Beach at Keurboomstrand in Plettenberg Bay in South Africa gives you great views of the waves surging against the rocks just below. Look at the pictures and video below. If you go to “Plett” don’t miss it. It is very easy to get there. It is about 6 km from Plettenberg Bay on the Cape Town side. At the start of the walkway is Enrico’s Restaurant.

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Manly to Sydney Aquarium May 2022. See the video below the penguin.

Photograph; John Bartels

Join us on a visit to Sydney’s wonderful Aquarium. Watch the video see pictures of beautiful fish. There is an underwater glass tunnel. We literally walked among the sharks. We also went on a virtual reality dive with sharks. Amazing.

When visiting Sydney, a visit to the Aquarium is a must. It is in Barangaroo, a short ferry ride from Circular Quay. I hope you enjoy the video.

The sound of the dawn surf at Morgan Bay, Eastern Cape, South Africa.

Gorgeous Morgan Bay at dawn. Enjoy the photo and the watch the video below. How beautiful is the sound of the surf! A truly wonderful place to visit. Please scroll down for the video. Make sure the sound is on. Thank you.

The pictures and video were taken from the balcony outside our hotel room.

A Huge wave at Morgan Bay on the Wild Coast of South Africa

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Relax! Everyone was safe. This wonderful photo was taken by Garth Yearsley. We recently enjoyed staying at the Morgan Bay Hotel on the Wild Coast. The accommodation and food was surpurb, surpassed only by the friendly atmosphere and warm welcome. Needless to say, the scenery at Morgan Bay is spectacular. Scroll down please. Photo used with permission.

Photo used with permission

Morgan Bay Dawn: Glorious Red and Gold and then the Whispering Waves

South Africa. Another glimpse of paradise. Scroll down for two pictures and a video with sound of the waves whispering welcome to the dawn.

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The Glory of dawn – Thanks to D for the picture
The dawn tide reveals hidden gold!
Hear the whispering waves welcoming another dawn

Blow Hole near St. Francis, South Africa

Watch the sea suddenly surge up through this blow hole in the rocks near St. Francis in South Africa. Thanks to Mariska for another interesting video. August 2021. Scroll down to see the video on full screen. Enjoy.

The Sacred Call of the Sea

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It was the English poet John Keats who wrote:

On the Sea

It keeps eternal whisperings around
Desolate shores ….
….
Oh ye! whose ears are dinned with uproar rude,
Or fed too much with cloying melody—
Sit ye near some old Cavern’s Mouth and brood,
Until ye start, as if the sea nymphs quired!

Keats suggests that if we have had enough of this noisy world, we should go to a quiet place by the sea and sit “near some old Cavern’s mouth and brood”. Suddenly, out of the silence we may be startled to hear choirs of sea nymphs singing.

We are being called to go back to nature and to allow her to gently embrace us in her healing arms.

This sacred call of the sea is exquisitely captured in the beautiful photograph below. Be still. Can you hear the call?

Photpgraph: Mariska Spoormaker

A big thank you to Mariska Spoormaker for permission to use her beautiful photograph. Mariska took the picture on the Sacramento Trail near Port Elizabeth in South Africa.