Lake Macquarie History

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

photo: caves beach

Rock Jumping
My arms sliced through the water pulling me along like the propeller on a boat, my sister trailing far behind me. Coral seaweed squelches between my toes and the hard tough rock scars my palms as I slowly climb up the rocks desperate to get to the top. Splash! The cold blue ocean hits me like a gust of wind. The coloured fish darts around under me, and the coral boasts its electric colours. I taste the salty water in the mouth and look forward to another adventure.

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