Great Ocean Road Day Two

I ran out of superlatives to describe all the amazing views we had today, so since a picture is worth a thousand words, here is a photo blog of our day. These are some of my favorites from the 319 photos I took today! 


Sunrise outside of our B&B, the Apollo Bay Guest House.


Long shadows on the beach at Apollo Bay at sunrise.


Maits Trail through the rain forest along the Great Ocean Road.


We found some koalas!


Up close and personal!


Cape Otway Light Station


Whales migrate past the Cape Otway Light Station, so there is a whale theme on the surrounding grounds.


12 Apostles, as beautiful as in all the travel brochures!


More apostles, in a spectacular setting.


Loch Ard


Loch Ard beach, site of a great survival story after a ship wreck.


NEVER turn your back to the sea!


The power of the waves was awe-inspiring. We were enthralled!


Burial site of 2 of the 4 bodies recovered from the Loch Ard ship wreck.


A wave crashing into the Port Campbell pier. We were on the other end of the pier to get this photo!


The Arch


London Bridge. This rock bridge formation was connected to the main land on the left until the middle fell into the ocean in 1991.


The sun was out in spite of the dark clouds over the ocean.


The Grotto


Our cheese plate appetizer at a restaurant called Bojangles in Warrnambool, VIC. Delicious pizzas followed the cheese plate. Wonderful way to end a wonderful day.


7 comments on “Great Ocean Road Day Two

  1. se23lane says:

    Had no idea there was a rainforest in the south! Loved all of the pictures, especially congratulations on the koalas.

  2. Carl and Nan Oster says:

    What a wonderful pictorial trip of the area. Really loved the coastal pics. Looked a
    little chilly with your winter coats on.

  3. Robin Stocks Robin says:

    I’m enjoying your travel log and pics. Just to let you know, Joe and I head to J Lake tomorrow to move into the addition, have a wood stove installed and spend the week getting things in order. Will check on your place too. No koalas but I understand there has been a fisher per Bob Y. Robin

  4. Judy Price says:

    All I can say is “WOW”! J&J has given you a wonderful gift and it is obvious that you are taking advantage of it to the fullest! Last night I was with Pam Bradley and Debbie Peterson, hosting at RAIHN dinner evening. That’s another story – but leave it to say we had a lot of time to chat! Anyway, after hearing about your blog, I decided I really needed to log on! Oh what a wonderful time you are having! As a HE, I must say I am interested in tasting pulled lamb some day and must remember about napkin etiquette!
    We leave Wednesday for our European river cruise, so I will be playing catch-up on your blog when we return at the end of the month. Safe travels for all of us.

  5. Steve and Karen Dobbins says:

    Oh My gosh….Great photos…
    You had fantastic weather….nice.
    Brings back many memories….thanx for sharing!
    “So many places to go…so little time!!” Continue to enjoy!

  6. Terry says:

    Wow! These photos and these places are amazing! You found a winner! so beautiful.

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