7 month ago we set off on our first weekend adventure -- a trip to the Mornington Peninsula; yesterday we bookended our Australian experience by spending Mother's Day at Sorrento Back Beach. Unfortunately, because we are leaving in a week, we actually spent most of the day packing but we took a nice break for the afternoon and drove out to Sorrento for a couple of hours.
When we pulled up the ocean was the most dramatic we have seen. 15-20 foot waved crashed off shore:
Even at low tide waves washed as far as the beach and the whole shelf was flooded. Luckily the pools closest to the shore were pretty calm and the boys had a great time:
I wandered up and down the beach, waded in the water looking at starfish and anemones, and skipped rocks. Ian took one last swim at the deep swimming home. It was a perfect ending to our Australia adventure: