Looking Back to Mt Lidgbird and Mt Gower over Neds Beach and Coral Lagoon from Malabar Hill,Lord Howe Island,Australia
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World Heritage Listed - Lord Howe Island
Lord Howe Island is known as "The Last Paradise" and not without some considerable justification.
The coral surrounding the island and in the lagoon is the furthest southern coral in the world apart from some coral around Balls Pyramid 20km South East of Lord Howe.
With global warming seriously threatening the very existence of Australia's Great Barrier Reef it looks as if Lord Howe will be a last refuge for coral reefs as we know them today.
There are legally limited numbers of cars residents and visitors to World Heritage listed Lord Howe and the only way to get around is on foot or by bicycle or boat.
Accommodation is limited so costs are comparatively high.Nevertheless the natural beauty of this magnificent paradise make every dollar spent well worthwhile.
At least 10 days is needed to actively explore the island and you will need every bit of that time as every day starts early and ends late,and you will be a whole lot fitter by the time you jump reluctantly back on the plane home.
Found this in my stats - Impressive Photos From Australia - Number 12.
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