On the one day they had free, I planned a trip on the Great Ocean Road. When I told another friend I was going, the first thing she said to me was that I had to travel the Great Ocean Road to see the Twelve Apostles, since reduced to eight.
The road itself traverses 151 miles from Torquay to Warrnambool, west of Melbourne. It is the world's largest war memorial, built between 1919 and 1932, and dedicated to the casualties of World War I. Yes, Australia fought in that war, too.
The Twelve Apostles are limestone stacks formed by erosion. The ocean conditions gradually eroded the soft limestone to form caves in the cliffs, which then became arches, which in turn collapsed, leaving rock stacks up to 45 meters high. And they are truly an incredible sight.
The one in the forefront on the left has since fallen.
Up close and personal below:
The view from Cape Patton:
London Bridge after the fall of January 14, 1990, when the connecting formation collapsed:
And Loch Ard Gorge:
T is for Tennessee, Toronto, Texas, Tampa, Torremilinos, and Toledo, Spain