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After arriving relatively late yesterday, and the forecast of wet weather today, we decided to have another day off. Overnight it poured with rain and the locals are really pleased as the area needed it. By morning, most of the bad weather had passed and the day got better and better.
We had a lazy morning sleeping in then doing laundry and visiting a bike shop. This is the first bike shop since Bairnsdale. After lunch we went for a long walk around town and along the beautiful beach. Merimbula is like a seaside version of Wanaka in that it’s a small town with lots of motels, restaurants and bars. It’s certainly been worth spending a day here though we suspect Merimbula is typical of coastal NSW towns and we’ll see a lot of this in coming weeks.
Tomorrow we start the push north through the little towns of Tathra then Bermagui and Narooma. We estimate we will be visiting Dan and Em in Shellharbour in two weeks and passing through Sydney in not long after that.
Highlight of the day: A long walk around town and along the beach.