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​Half-Day Trip to Brighton Beach @Middle Brighton, Melbourne

2016-08-11-11-57-13The weather seemed quite good today, so we decided to go check out Brighton Beach with its colourful bathing boxes after our wonderful breakfast!

The bathing boxes are known to have existed as far back as 1862, although the current stretch of bathing boxes on the south of Middle Brighton were reconstructed from 1934.

In those days, bathing in the open during daylight hours was strictly prohibited. This led to the construction of bathing boxes or huts which were generally used as a shelter from the sun or wind, changing into and out of swimman easy 23-minute ride away bying costumes and for the safe storing of some personal belongings. Some huts incorporated simple facilities for preparing food and hot drinks by either bottled gas or occasionally mains electricity.

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