Bennetts beach is about 2-3 hrs north of Sydney depending on the traffic. The beach gets busy on school holidays. With a 4WD permit beach fishermen take advantage of these beautiful waters. It is an area of natural beauty…with limited mobile phone reception. You really feel like you are away.
Christmas in Australia has always been about holidays, sunscreen, and bushfires. Summer holidays seem to go hand in hand with bushfires.
Fires last year were so fierce they gained international attention. A year or so before that we packed up the car for fires had reach our suburb on the outskirts of the city. We lived near the bush.
What most people don’t know is that our trees naturally regenerate. Their blackened trunks after a couple of months begin to sprout leaves. It’s pretty weird but they actually germinate through fire.Continue reading