Monday, 19 November 2007


Como, on the Georges River in southern Sydney has both a tidal baths and a free chlotinated wading/paddling/swimming pool. Como was named after Lake Como in northern Italy.

Above: Marina and pools from old railway bridge, now footbridge and cycleway

Above: cafe, marina and pool

Above: Tidal pool and chlorinated pool

Above: Just before opening at midday.
Below: And we're open!

Above: One swimmer prefered the tidal pool
Above: me stretching it out a bit, even though the maximum depth is 0.9m!

Above: Lifeguard on duty!

Monday, 12 November 2007

The Basin, Cataract Gorge, Launceston

7 Nov 2007. A bit too chilly for a swim, but this free pool at Launceston's premier tourist attraction must be fabulous on a hot day.

Campbell Town, Tasmania

5 November 2007. The swimming season not yet started.