Southport is a suburb and the central business district near the midpoint of Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia and has one of the city’s largest communities. At the 2011 Census, Southport had a population of 28,315. Originally known as Nerang Creek Heads, it was named Southport because it was the southernmost port of the colonyContinue reading “Southport”
Sunrise was at 5.58 this morning. I walked down to the beach and along the water watching the Japanese tourists taking photos of the sunrise over the sea. There were a lot of pacific gulls on the shore this morning and many joggers….
http://www.weather.com/news/science/skywatching-double-rainbow-20130513 During a particularly lucky scenario, two rainbows will form at the same time. The first and brighter rainbow is called the primary rainbow. This rainbow is created by the process described above, and only requires the light to reflect off of the raindrop once before refracting out of the raindrop The second and moreContinue reading “Double Rainbow Across the Sky and Over the Sea”
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Surfers_Paradise,_Queensland Surfers Paradise is a suburb within the local government area of Gold Coast City in Queensland, Australia…. known as ‘Surfers’, the suburb has many high-rise apartment buildings and a wide surf beach. The feature of the central business district is Cavill Mall, which runs through the shopping precinct. Cavill Avenue, named after Jim Cavill,Continue reading “Sunrise at Surfers Paradise”
A rainbow is an optical and meteorological phenomenon that is caused by reflection of light in water droplets in the Earth’s atmosphere, resulting in a spectrum of light appearing in the sky. It takes the form of a multicoloured arc. Rainbows caused by sunlight always appear in the section of sky directly opposite theContinue reading “Rainbow at Surfers Paradise”
The afternoon tour left The Vibe Jetty and took us on a leisurely 2 hour cruise along the Nerang River where there are some magnificent homes of the very rich. Most houses are empty or not lived in, being holiday homes for people who do not live here and appear to visit only rarely. MostContinue reading “Opulence on the Nerang River at the Gold Coast”
We stayed a week at Condor Apartments in Surfers Paradise. The 3 bedroom apartment was on the 24th floor with views over to the sea and over the River Nerang on the back. It was like living in a goldfish Bowl….constant action all around. http://www.condorapartments.com.au/ Well known Surfers Paradise accommodation landmark, Condor Ocean View Apartments offers GoldContinue reading “Condor Apartment at the Gold Coast Australia”