Our American friends who come to visit us cannot believe that Australian beaches can be so beautiful and so empty of crowds. Daniel and I took Donna to a couple of beaches over the last couple of days: Crowdy Head and Old Bar, both in the Manning Valley.
Despite its name, Crowdy Head National Park (above) and its beaches are mostly unpeopled, yet relatively close to population centres.
Ancient cliffs of Crowdy….

 
 
Crowdy Cliffs
 
New erosion of old Norfolk pines at Old Bar Beach, NSW.
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Old Bar Pine