|The Royal National Park This national park is full of gum trees, palms, and pine trees that we have never seen before. It was peaceful, cool, and silent except for the noisy birds that are always making their presence heard.|
|Hymans Beach - the whitest, softest sand in the world! We spent an hour here with plenty of other tourists. We did not go in the water because we think it is cold in the winter! Others are not as logical.|
Australians take very good care of their beaches and this one was exceptionally clean, including the water. They have laws about water drainage and are always careful with trash - so the place was spotless!
Jervis Bay and the light house or the rubble thereof. They built this lighthouse in 1860 but it was in the wrong place, and the wrong color and didn't work so well as a lighthouse. So great was the fall. But the view is still amazing and it helps to use the lighthouse as an introduction for my talk on prayer.
What a name for a town and a beach. We are almost to Ulladulla now as the sun begins to set in the west. We use a GPS to find our way around and for the first time, it did not work on the motel address. But after calling the motel, we were not far away.
|This is the best use of a tire that I have seen. I'm sure there are crafters that would pay big bucks for one of these planters. Or maybe this should be a Relief Society craft project.|
Here's the church building. It's located inside next to a chinese restaurant. It has been fixed up nicely and works well for church services and activities. Fast Sundays are a little hard because of the smells from the restaurant. A counselor in the Branch Presidency blessed the Sacrament while the only young man present passed it to the congregation. There was one young boy in Primary. Relief Society and Priesthood Meetings are combined. But they sang the hymns louder than most Wards we've been in. We felt loved and we loved them. And it is true, as Paul said "and all were edified". The next time we drive the Long and Winding Road, we will have friends to greet us.