Anapala Chasm

Anapala – Freshwater Chasm
 
 
 
 
 
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We had one more adventure in us, before we settled to Sunday lunch and a session on the beach - to find Anapala Chasm. We set out through a thick wood on a flat track.
 
 
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The trees lessened, the coral lumpier and we found a steep staircase.
 
 
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At the bottom we found a thin, cool, freshwater pool.
 
 
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Looking down and up, this would have been hard work to collect water from before taps.
 
 
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After the initial shallow bit, the chasm suddenly dropped to about thirty feet. Some interesting colours and the only company came in the shape of a lone catfish.
 
 
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At the end, a dead end.
 
 
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Back through the coral. Time for a long lunch.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ALL IN ALL A ODD BUSINESS
                   NEVER SEEN A FRESHWATER CHASM CONNECTED TO THE SEA