Cairns Foreshore

In my Colourful Cairns post I made mention of the swimming pool at Cairns.

It is a remarkable pool and has been constructed in such a manner that the
100_5420CairnsPoolseaward side of the pool appears to merge with the sea giving a seamless appearance between the two.

100_5410CairnsPoolWhile only a few metres away are plenty of shady trees to provide an ideal area for a picnic.

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From the shade you have a good view of the pool and of family members who may be using it.

I wondered why there was such a big pool in a city which has such good weather. I discovered the answer after going for an ankle-deep paddle at the beach near our accommodation. Upon mentioning this to one of the locals, after the event, I was informed that crocodiles have been known to frequent the beaches! I would like to lose some weight….but not in one bite.

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If all the picnicking, swimming and sitting in the shade becomes too much, there is always another way to enjoy your holiday. 100_5413CairnsPool

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