Sunday 22nd Dec 2013
We started the day by having a good brekky in Lismore at The Bank Cafe. We chose the place on Beanhunter app which is an awesome app to find great coffee places nearby, which ultimately can help to find great breakfast / brunch places too.
Here is also their website: http://www.beanhunter.com/australia/new-south-wales/lismore/the-bank-cafe-lismore
Beanhunter App – Lismore Cafes
While driving there, we had a very quick glimpse of Lismore at Christmas time. Its giant Christmas pine tree.
Lismore Pie Truck
Some nice graffitis on Lismore walls
Lismore Christmas Father and Daughter
We got to the Cafe and had an awesome breakfast. It was an interesting place with funny adverts like this one:
After brekky, we headed south. This is the itinerary we took.
We started with countryside roads.
Truck in the field.
Refueled LPG. Quite expensive at Christmas time!
We took a road called The Gap and arrived at the entrance road to the Black Rocks Area and decided to go check it out.
We could see there had been some fires recently.
As it was a dirt road, as soon as a car passed us, it created lots of dust.
We got there and went for a short walk to check the Black Rocks on the beach. It was pretty windy but it was really nice to not see anyone there. No one on the left.
And no one on the right!
This beach definitely holds its Black Rocks name for a reason!
There were some waves but they looked quite messy and uninviting for surfing.
We drove to Yamba next and checked out the seaside from the top.
Then we went on the beach and saw the lighthouse from there.
We learned about the story of the old woman called Dirrangun.
We continued the drive in the direction of Valla Beach, near Nambucca Heads. On the way we saw some banana plantations.
About 10 min before Coffs Harbour, we saw the Big Banana which I expected to be bigger actually! We just passed through Coffs Harbour but didn’t stop.
Then we arrived at Yamba and pitched the tent.
We went for a walk at sunset on a small bridge nearby.
It was quite cold and windy but the view to the sea was worth it.
We got to the beach. No one to the left.
And no one to the right.
Sunset from the bridge on the way back.
Tomorrow, going even more South!