Everytime i visit the Elliots beach, Besant Nagar, am drawn to the Karl Schmidt Memorial that stands alone near the ocean… The memorial seems to tell a different story at different times of the day… Curiosity got the better of me and i started digging, asking people on what this memorial was…. 
Discovered that the Schmidt Memorial at Elliots Beach is a memorial for Karl Schmidt, a Dutch Sailor who lost his life while rescuing a drowning swimmer…. 

Beautiful and majestic
Alone and forlorn
The memorial stands strong….
A shelter for many
A hideout for some
Perfect spot to watch the sunrise
Get a glimpse of the sunset
From across miles, 
The memorial catches my eye…

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Have a lovely weekend all!! :-)

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