October 25, 2009

Scenic Sunday – A walk on the beach

I invite you to walk with me on this lovely sunny afternoon.

2 kite surfers were out having fun (pictures below); their large kites adding colours to the beautiful blue sky.

Kite surfing on Port Melbourne beach © Evelyn Howard 2009

Kite surfing on Port Melbourne beach © Evelyn Howard 2009 


The platform below leads to a pergola out at sea. I took this photo from there, looking back towards the beach. You can see some tall buildings which is in city of Melbourne – e.g. the 2 tall bluish buildings a quarter way from the right. The city is about 10 minutes by car from this beach.

Port Melbourne beach © Evelyn Howard 2009 


Popular transport modes to the city includes by tram and by bicycle.

Melbourne tram © Evelyn Howard 2009


The Spirit of Tasmania goes back and forth between Melbourne and Tasmania daily.

Spirit of Tasmania © Evelyn Howard 2009


Beach tennis has just started as we head into warmer weather.

Beach Tennis © Evelyn Howard 2009


A beach tennis player in action in the foreground. In the background, a yacht race is in full swing.

Beach Tennis © Evelyn Howard 2009


Lovely tones as the sunset approaches.

Yacht race © Evelyn Howard 2009


The yacht race is over. As the sun sets, activities get wound up.

Sunset © Evelyn Howard 2009

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eileeninmd said...

Beautiful series of photo, I love beach scenes.

Kirigalpoththa said...

Very beautiful beach..very active as well..

SouthLakesMom said...

What a lovely tour of your beach! I particularly love the yacht race in the background of the beach tennis photo! This makes me all the more eager to visit Oz!

yoon see said...

Great scenetic hang out, glad that you and your hubby were having a great time out!

I remembered my true great experience travelling Australia with tram.
I love the beaches there and definitely would join in for some good activities too:)

Jan's Place USA and Mt Forest Pictures said...

absolutely stunning... what a wonderful place to live!

Cher said...

it's always very relaxing to have a walk in the beach...

thanks for droppin' by my blog. i've added you on my blog list. ;)

wenn said...

ow..lovely..flying kites is so interesting..

Stine in Ontario said...

You are making me feel a tad jealous about your weather getting warmer and mine getting colder!

I bet the winds are perfect by the shore for kite flying.

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