Pigeon's Doorway

Beez Neez
Skipper and First Mate Millard (Big Bear and Pepe)
Thu 5 Dec 2013 23:47
The Pigeon’s Doorway – Hufangalupe
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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After stopping several times to ask for directions, driving down a wiggly track, we finally found the Pigeon’s Doorway, well we heard it first.
 
 
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Bear took this picture, that at a glance – well is distinctly unimpressive – but then you see me on the other side. This arch is massive.
 
 
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Walking to the seaward side, things were a bit more impressive, so was the noise.
 
 
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The shapes cut by the water.
 
 
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Huge rocks take the pounding of the sea.
 
 
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Walking back, we ventured into the bushes and this was the best we could do.
 
 
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Back in the car, we saw a side track and found this coastal view.
 
 
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A very exclusive beach.
 
 
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We could see how flat the island was and the sheer coral cliffs.
 
 
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The lower coral shelf...............
 
 
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.................with its own baby blowholes.
 
 
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ALL IN ALL SO PLEASED WE FOUND IT
                     SPECTACULAR SCENERY