Lake Macquarie History

Ben's story. Caves Beach Public School shared stories project 2022

photo: caves beach

Dad’s packing the van as I went outside in the cold wind. Dad said, “All right, boys. Time to go.” When we get there, I stepped out and heard the birds and waves crashing on the beach. We go crab hunting at night-time with my family. My dog gets so excited that he jumps up and down on the crunchy sand. I really enjoy going on camping trips with my family.

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