Top Shot: Wollongong Lighthouse at Sunrise

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It’s easy to see the sunrise and sunset in Wollongong during the winter months because the sun rises at about 7am and sets at 5pm.

That timing’s so civilised I caught sunrise every day I was in Wollongong without even setting my alarm clock and was treated to beautiful morning skies from my balcony at the Novotel Northbeach and from the beachfront.

Wollongong boasts two  lighthouses but this little old light house at the harbour entrance is the most photogenic.  If you’re in Wollongong take a morning walk along the sea front with the locals and stop at the cafe by the harbour for breakfast with a seaview.

It’s a lovely slow way to start your day in the Gong and a reminder to take a moment to appreciate the beautiful world we live in wherever you are.

Wollongong travel tips - lighthouse sunrise

Have you seen any good sunrises lately?

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3 Comments

  1. Steve July 26, 2013 at 9:42 am - Reply

    What a beautiful picture. The breakfast sounds wonderful. I love walking along the shore in the early morning. It seems so peaceful and yet so full of possibilities.

    • Annabel Candy July 26, 2013 at 11:10 am - Reply

      Hi Steve,

      That’s a great line – maybe possibility only comes in peaceful moments – otherwise we’re too busy to notice :)

  2. Cate August 6, 2013 at 5:38 am - Reply

    Hi Annabel,
    I miss sunrise over the sea… I live on a hill on the sunrise side of an enclosed valley, now, and would have to climb some very steep bushy slopes to actually see a sunrise, but I watch the dawn wash over the hills most mornings as the silvery light of another new day gently chases the night away… I love morning, and, yes, the promise each one brings.

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