On the of the Hinze Dam

in GEMS11 months ago

This weekend we were finally traveling again. After almost 3 months on the Sunshine Coast in Queensland, we got the offer for a housesit on the Gold Coast and immediately agreed. In addition to our visit to the Springbrook Nationalpark, which we had already visited, we were at a new location this time.

An diesem Wochenende waren wir endlich einmal wieder auf Reisen. nach knapp 3 Monaten an der Sunshine Coast in Queensland haben wir das Angebot für einen Housesit an der Gold Coast bekommen und gleich zugesagt. Neben unserem besuch im Springbrook Nationalpark, welchen wir schon einmal besucht hatten, waren wir dieses mal noch an einem neuen Ort.


On the way back from the national park we visited the Hinze Dam in Advancetown, a dam that supplies the entire gold coast region with drinking water. I was impressed with the size of the dam and didn't expect anything like that. This dam is worth a visit because it is really powerful and it has been turned into a tourist attraction. There are lots of display boards explaining the dam, there is a cafe and a beautiful park.

Auf dem Rückweg vom Nationalpark besuchten wir den Hinze Dam in Advancetown, ein Staudamm der die gesamte Gold Coast Region mit Trinkwasser versorgt. Ich war von der größe des Staudamms beeindruckt und hatte sowas nicht erwartet. Dieser Staudamm ist einen Besuch wert, da er wirklich mächtig ist und man daraus eine Art Toursitenattraktion gemacht hat. Es gibt jede Menge Schautafeln auf denen der Staudamm erklärt wird, es gibt ein cafe und einen wunderschönen park.





But as interesting as everything sounds, I came here to enjoy the supposedly great view. So we grabbed ourself a coffee and started walking across the dam, which you can cross completely on foot or by bike. I have to say that the view was better than expected. In combination with the blue sky and the clouds it looked fantastic.

Even the two kookaburra on the roof enjoyed the view.

Aber so interessant dass auch alles klingt, ich bin hier her gekommen um die angeblich tolle Aussicht zu genießen. Also holten wir uns einen Kaffee und fingen an über den Damm zu laufen, welchen man zu Fuss oder auch mit dem Rad komplett überqueren kann. Ich muss schon sagen, die Aussicht war wirklich noch besser als erwartet. In Kombination mit dem blauen Himmel und den Wolken sah es wirklich traumhaft aus.

Sogar die zwei Kookaburra auf dem Dach haben die Aussicht genossen.






The owner of the cafe told me that the clouds usually move faster, which makes it perfect for long exposure. Furthermore, the dam creates yet another natural spectacle. Due to the rise in the water level in the lake, there are now some dead trees in the lake that previously stood on the shore. What looks really impressive from the right angle, unfortunately you only had the best view from the car from the bridge. Nevertheless, I could find a small spot

Die Besitzerin des cafes erzählte mir dass die Wolken normalerweise schneller ziehen, was es perfekt macht für Langzeitbelichtung. Des weiteren verursacht der Staudamm noch ein weiteres Naturspektakel. Durch den anstieg des Wasserpegels im See, stehen nun einige tote Bäume im See die zuvor am Ufer standen. Was vom richtigen Winkel gesehen wirklich beeindrucken aussieht, leider hatte man die beste Sicht nur aus dem auto von der Brücke aus. Nichtsdestotrotz konnte ich einen kleinen spot finden


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Thanks for sharing really enjoyed that post 👍🏾

You´re welcome. Glad you liked it.

No problem. Keep up the good work 👍🏾

I hope to visit there someday it looks great in the photos 👍

It is absolutely awesome in real. You have to visit whenever you´re near. Don´t know if there is any other Dam like this in Australia.

I like the place, those two little birds look adorable

It´s truly a great place to visit. I wasn´t expecting such amazing views. These birds are so cool but they´re bigger than they look like and are pretty loud. :)

Oo nice. I have heard them singing in a youtube video. Yeah, very vocal birdies lol

nice photos! I must say that I especially like the last photo.

Thank you! It looked much better in real. I could not find a good spot to take photos of these trees.

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