Nelson Bay – Trying Stand up paddleboarding

I was awake 5am this morning when it was still dark. Gradually the world woke up and it proved to be a glorious day.

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Kevin sent me this photo of Bailey having cuddles on the bed.

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Eventually I got dressed and headed out on my morning walk.

Morning walk at Nelson Bay

As you can see it was such a lovely walk.

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I was even able to stop at Bakers Delight on the way back and bring home some fresh bread. I enjoyed a berry smoothie on our verandah.

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Mid-morning we packed up and headed down to the beach. I took a LOT of photos and video but somehow lost them on my new underwater camera. So odd, as I’d even checked some of them when we were down there.

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Of course, all the great shots I had of Christy trying SUP (stand up paddleboarding) for the first time were gone. Guess I should be greatful that I have some to help remember the occasion.

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I even had a little go myself, but I only tried to kneeling stage. I’m pretty sure if I’d tried standing I would have fallen straight off.

After our beach excursion, we got changed and head to Nelson Head to have lunch at the Lighthouse Cafe.

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As you can see there is a gorgeous view from here over Shoal Bay and out through the heads.

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Now, that’s what I call lunch with view.

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I ordered a Chicken salad with no chicken and it was just delicious. Perfect with a nice cup of peppermint tea.

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The remainder of the afternoon was spent relaxing on the verandah, and later in the evening Dad cooked a BBQ for our dinner.

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Don’t forget you can always check out the video for more details of the day.

One comment

  1. Kez says:

    Hi Libby,

    I wouldn’t even be able to do the kneeling stage of SUP, I don’t think! It does look like fun though 🙂

    Enjoy your time at Nelson Bay!

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