Photo Essay: Road Trip

Looking south from Point Tacking Lighthouse, Port Macquarie

Looking south from Point Tacking Lighthouse, Port Macquarie

ROAD TRIP: SYDNEY to BRISBANE

Some images from last week's road trip from Sydney to Brisbane including stops in Port Macquarie, Coffs Harbour, Byron Bay and Surfers Paradise.

Tacking Point Lighthouse, Port Macquarie - Designed by Government Architect, James Barnet, 1879

Tacking Point Lighthouse, Port Macquarie - Designed by Government Architect, James Barnet, 1879

Lighthouse Beach, Port Macquarie

Lighthouse Beach, Port Macquarie

Quirky Australiana, Big Banana, Coffs Harbour.

Quirky Australiana, Big Banana, Coffs Harbour.

Cape Byron Lighthouse, Byron Bay, 1901. Designed by colonial architect, Charles Harding, who was inspired by his predecessor, James Barnet.

Cape Byron Lighthouse, Byron Bay, 1901. Designed by colonial architect, Charles Harding, who was inspired by his predecessor, James Barnet.

Cape Byron Lighthouse

Cape Byron Lighthouse

Lighthouse front door

Lighthouse front door

Side elevation at lighthouse entrance

Side elevation at lighthouse entrance

Architectural details - Cape Byron Lighthouse

Architectural details - Cape Byron Lighthouse

Sea below Cape Byron Lighthouse

Sea below Cape Byron Lighthouse

Waiting for the sunset

Waiting for the sunset

View back over Byron Bay from the lighthouse

View back over Byron Bay from the lighthouse

Lighthouse keepers cottage

Lighthouse keepers cottage

Afternoon shadows

Afternoon shadows

Cape Byron Lighthouse, sunset

Cape Byron Lighthouse, sunset

Dusk on Surfers Paradise beach

Dusk on Surfers Paradise beach

Front row seats to viewing wild surf. (While it makes for a good photo, its not recommended from a personal safety standpoint.)

Front row seats to viewing wild surf. (While it makes for a good photo, its not recommended from a personal safety standpoint.)

Wild surf conditions, Surfers Paradise

Wild surf conditions, Surfers Paradise

Sand dunes, Surfers Paradise

Sand dunes, Surfers Paradise

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