Flew to Sydney, picked up a car and spent 4 days in Newcastle, to attend a birthday.
The weather was a warm 21 degrees.
The breakwater looking back at the Coastguard's lighthouse in Newcastle.
Fascinating edges along the breakwater.
Drove to the Hunter Valley Gardens for the day.
The gardens were the mastermind of Bill and Imelda Roche, owners of Nutrimetics.
They sold the company and started the planning of the gardens, to include 10 different themes.
Children's Storybook Garden
The Rose Garden's beautiful mosaic table.
The Lake Walk
They built the Wedding Chapel by the Lake for their daughter.
Canadian Fur tees, turn orange during winter.
The next morning we drove to Nelson Bay for lunch.
Sat above the cliffs and watched the morning surfers do their thing.
Norah Head lighthouse, on the drive back to the airport.