This afternoon we were lucky enough to be treated to an amazing boat trip out to Whitehaven Beach about an hour out into the islands from where we are based at Airlie Beach. After a morning inside in a conference room it was the perfect escape given that the weather was QLD PERFECT.
The beach has been named the best in the world a number of times, but currently ranks third behind Waikiki and then Pippi beach in Thailand. This is where Oprah landed, where commercials have been filmed and most recently where Ellen has the set of her show set up (but unfortunately never used because she was sick). I said to Caz from Y Travel blog when we landed that it was one of those proper travel moments – like when you see NYC for the first time, or the Grand Canal in Venice, or the Eiffel Tower – your heart skips a beat, you get goosebumps and you KNOW that it’s a proper travel destination.
The trip home was even better. Sunshine. Great company. Wind in the hair. A cheeky champagne and the most perfect light I ever did see through my camera lens.