As said before, I am no water nimf and getting in water below 22⁰C is a huge test for my courage.
Yet, I found that rock pools - which are usually quite a bit colder - are so clean and refreshing that I don't mind taking the dip.
It is magic to get out of that water and you feel crisp clean for hours afterwards. Cleaner than any soap wash can make you feel.
The cold is a different kind of cold. It does not kill, it makes alive.
Good rock pools needs an effort to get to and in most cases you need to walk a bit. The few ones in the map below already took quite some effort to find and we would love to hear of similar ones in the other great parts of the country.
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