Saturday, September 25, 2010

First Leg Of The Pacific Swim

I'm hoping to swim on both sides of the Pacific today. First up is a South Pacific swim at Coogee Beach. It's early morning; the air temperature is 12 degrees C., and the water temperature is 16 degrees C.

Next stop is San Francisco, where, after crossing the International Date Line, I'm hoping to swim in the North Pacific on the same day (well, date).

Sunday, September 5, 2010

First Swim Of Spring

Actually, it felt more like mid-Summer than the first weekend of Spring. I was up in Townsville in tropical Far North Queensland for the weekend. The days were very hot and humid, so a dip in the Pacific Ocean, early in the morning, was very welcome.

I walked along The Strand, which is the seafront promenade, to a couple of sections of the beach and had a couple of swims. The ocean was very warm (and a wee bit muddy), but still worth a dip.