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Mark Moxon's Travel Writing

Australia: Coral Bay

The Tropic of Capricorn
Close to Coral Bay, the Tropic of Capricorn crosses Highway One

Today I drove north again, to a place called Coral Bay, a lovely little tourist spot with an idyllic beach and tourist prices to match. My current project is to plan a route that will cost me just A$5 per day (plus petrol), which is perfectly possible with a bit of camping in the scrub and staying in National Parks as much as possible, using creeks and the sea instead of expensive amenities. I'm going through a minor financial crisis, but if everything was free, there'd be no challenge, would there? I can't rely on finding a job when I reach Sydney, but I can hope...