Hot Beach

Hot Beach
 
 
 
 
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We left camp, followed the boardwalk, crossed the stream and the road.
 
 
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We read a board warning us that the hot pools can fill with water sixty to sixty four degrees Centigrade, now even I think that’s hot. The beach has a bit of a reputation in these parts. We walk past the newly planted dunes and onto a fairly benign looking, sandy beach.
 
 
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Looking left and right, nothing strange but more people to the left, we’ll go that way and investigate.
 
 
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We got closer – is that steam.
 
 
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Oooo that looks so odd.
 
 
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We were like Goldilocks testing the various vacant holes, and then we found a hot one.
 
 
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A group of young ladies decided to race to the sea and dip so they could feel the full effects of the heat.
 
 
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Fun to watch, but when they came back you could ‘ang yer ‘at on their goose pimples and on their – Zsst....
 
 
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The sun came out and this group showed how it should be done.
 
 
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Elsewhere there was much digging and settling going on. Spades are five dollars to hire but we saw any number of ‘tools’ from cut down plastic four-pint milk cartons, to Frisbees, kiddies buckets and garden trowels.
 
 
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The tide coming in gets people shuffling and dressing.
 
 
 
 
 
 
ALL IN ALL THE STRANGEST THING TO SEE AND FEEL
                      UNIQUE AND REALLY WEIRD