Newspaper article Daily Examiner (Grafton, Australia)

Tourists Happy for Delay; Floods Keep Them in Yamba, but Maybe ita[euro][TM]s Just Too Much Fun

Newspaper article Daily Examiner (Grafton, Australia)

Tourists Happy for Delay; Floods Keep Them in Yamba, but Maybe ita[euro][TM]s Just Too Much Fun

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Byline: Kate Matthews kate.matthews@dailyexaminer.com.au

THE recent floods may have delayed travelling plans for about 40 backpackers staying at the Yamba YHA, but that didnat stop them from making the most of a less-than-perfect situation.

Sounding somewhat like the Hotel California, Shaun Swinfield from London said he tried to leave Yamba twice but couldnat after bus services were cancelled on both occasions due to extended road closures at the height of the floods.

aItas a shame about the weather. Yamba is one of the most beautiful places I have ever visited,a said Shaun.

aI absolutely love the atmosphere a such a quiet fishing town with stunning and beautiful beaches.a

Shaun tried surfing and bodyboarding before the floods and said while the prolonged stay changed his plans, he was happy to adapt and was now filling in as a manager at El Pirata bar and restaurant.

aWithout the extremely fantastic people here, it would have been a horrible time. …

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