four wheel driving over sand and rough tracks towards the Wilyabrup seacliffs overlooking the Indian Ocean. The track at times disappears into vast areas of deep sand and we are privileged to see birds and grass trees as well as reptiles and kangaroos.
The early morning surfers were out and the joggers maintaining fitness before heading off to work, we always nod hello as they passed and the tourists at a more leisurely pace, like us, enjoying the moment, before heading back to the Margaret River Beach Resort for breakfast
I couldn’t believe that I could be a metre away from a wild stingray. As I paddled in the shallows, it seemed to come towards me on each wave breaking on the shore.
Arriving in Waitemata Harbour, Auckland at dawn, the beautiful colours lit up the skyscrapers of the city overlooking the water