D189. March 7. Swimming in a big city, mission possible ?

Capture d’écran 2014-03-08 à 11.50.55Brisbane is a two million inhabitants city. After all the time I’ve spent by the sea, how am I going to survive surrounded by asphalt ???
Capture d’écran 2014-03-08 à 11.51.20 Well, there are three huge swimming pools here, I’m relieved !

Capture d’écran 2014-03-10 à 12.45.54The first Street Beach stands next to the sea. An unbelievable pool, three main areas…

Capture d’écran 2014-03-08 à 11.52.11Rocks, sand, and even ibis birds – the local pigeons !

That was Saturday morning. Then, on Saturday afternoon, I went to this one, a lovely 1920′ pool looking like Deauville’ beach houses.Capture d’écran 2014-03-08 à 12.00.23

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And then, On Sunday, I went to this Olympic Pool, erected a century ago and looking like a fire station from the outside.Capture d’écran 2014-03-10 à 12.39.26It was totally empty. It looks like Brisbane people, on the week-end, would rather go the beach – But we cannot blame them, can we ?

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