the weather had predicted some clouds and showers in the morning. Someone who has control of these things wasn't listening. it turned into another fabulous clear and relatively calm sunny day - I think we hit 29C. I took a trip up to the NPs north of Hervey Bay with Nadia. It ended up being a much more substantial journey and the "neverlost" Garmin GPS drove us into a budding residential community with NO through roads! hahahaha! I pushed a button that said alternate route - and presto we were back on our way again. We ended up at a beach called Middle Beach in the Town of 1770/Agnes Water - it must be close to 5km long and the surf just crashes in - endlessly - and sometime with a furious nature. We walked and walked and walked....it was so amazing....lots of different people doing different things.....we made our way back and saw the sunset at a place called the fingerboard roadhouse. Needless to say, I had the most relaxing of sleeps, but as seems to have become my default, I am usually awake by 530AM and do my now ritual of heading out the the beach to watch the sunrise. I don't think I have missed one yet on the entire trip....every one is different in some way....and there are so many different people that emerge as time progresses early in the morning. Each individual with what they have as their priorities for that moment in their day. Might be walking the dog, going for a walk/run, going shrimping/fishing, yoga or martial arts exercises, or me....just sitting there soaking up the fist days heat rays.....I have no real plans for today - thoufgh I do want to go visit the Reef Aquarium, it is supposed to be pretty good. Otherwise, get prepared for a departure tomorrow to Coolangata - south of Brisbane for my last stint before Sydney. Cheers!