So, out trip down south began with a stop at Bermagui. All nine of us - 3 nuns- A. Dhammananda, A. Upekkha, A. mahacitta (next picture->)
4 anagarika - Jackie, Annie, Shirley and Jessica, a lay woman - Kathrin and our most important supporter - Pat (names and pictures are not in sync)
The first stop - lunch at Bermagui
a beautiful spot above the sea
Ayya Dhammananda went straight down to the rocks below
looking for seaweeds..........
Disaster bay in Ben Boyd national park.
that was fun- lets do it again...........
now isn't that a beautiful coast line?
setting up camp at Bittangabee bay in Ben Boyd national park
tents and dry toilets for the next 4 days!
looks like we are blessed with bright blue sky........
A. Upekkha at her tent
A. Dhammananda at hers
getting our kitchen in order.................(or disorder......)
Annie is at the stove
nice dining area is the work of A. upekkha.
finding time to meditate after the hard work...........
looking for whales?????????
or jumping on rocks
plenty of wild life........a Goanna on a tree
at Boyd light tower - the begining of the trail
leaving from one light tower - destination: green cap light house
Jackie and Shirley having a chat
The kangaroos were as interested in us as we were in them
Boyd tower in the distance..........
Wallaby with a joey on the way
The coast line is very impressive
as you can see..............
the end of day one - at saltwater creek bay
We had our meals before setting out for the day's walk
Second day - starting at saltwater creek - a gorgeous beach if anyone is interested
Pat wanted to take a picture of us setting out
marching on the beach
looks like a beautiful day a head.
from the beach to the high ground
A. dhammananda wants a picture
so she took one
from high above
to the many beautiful bays-
we can see the green cape light house - but we'll only get there tomorrow
another beautiful bay on the way........
Jessica and Kathrin searching the rocks...........
at the end of the second day- having a little rest.
Before the last day's walk - having a drink and a laugh
getting ready to our last walk - setting out to green cape light house
and walking away
not much view to the sea today
we got caught in a hail strom
with amazing lightening very close to us
finely at the green cape light house
and this is what we've done in the 3 days bhikkhuni tudong.