Wild Swimming

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Wild Swimming

Postby Lizzy » Mon 04 Apr, 2016 7:17 am

I have recently been inspired by the book "Wild Swimming" to get out and visit some local spots and get wet...
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Re: Wild Swimming

Postby Lizzy » Mon 04 Apr, 2016 7:24 am

More...
My version of peak bagging!
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Re: Wild Swimming

Postby ofuros » Mon 04 Apr, 2016 9:29 am

Wish there was also a 'Wild Soaking'....remote hot thermal springs in the bush. :D
My aching limbs are relaxing just thinking about it. Lovely shots, Lizzy.
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Re: Wild Swimming

Postby Lizzy » Mon 04 Apr, 2016 9:36 am

Yes wild soaking would be Devine!
Shots aren't the greatest- phone- but the spots were fantastic! It's certainly been motivational to get out and have a dip before it gets too cold. So many places close by that I haven't dipped in before.....possibly because they were visited in winter!
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Re: Wild Swimming

Postby ofuros » Mon 30 Sep, 2019 10:04 am

About a km off-track, Tamborine NP. Had a lovely wild swim with my 6yo son yesterday...tall towering palms, large goanna, cool dark waters, warm sunny slabs & pork satay sticks with sticky rice from the Sunday market to fill our hungry bellies. Enjoyable family time. 8)

Will concentrate on gorges, canyons & waterfalls over the spring/summer season.
The spurs, ridges & summits can wait until the cooler autumn/ winter months... :wink:

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Re: Wild Swimming

Postby stepbystep » Mon 30 Sep, 2019 10:23 am

I do a fair bit of this on my walks in Tassie but recently took it to the U S of A. The expression on my partners face attests to the water temperature in this lake :lol:
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Re: Wild Swimming

Postby ofuros » Mon 30 Sep, 2019 2:16 pm

Brisk...but so refreshing. :wink:
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