La Perouse Lorne
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... to see a lighthouse. However, we found that we had to pay for admission. So we decided not to pay and went for a short walk instead. The road leading to the lighthouse was surrounded by loads of gum trees and we had fun spotting more sleeping koalas in the trees. We found a few we were able to get close to. Most of them looked at us, yawned then went back to sleep!
The weather started to get a bit worse - the sky clouded over, it started raining and the wind ...
... incredibly lucky with the weather, nothing but blue skies! As we were driving away from Cape Otway we saw lot of people with cameras surrounding a tree, and to our surprise it was a koala bear. A first for all 3 of us. After this sighting we were constantly looking up into the trees to find more and to our delight we did! Our next stop was the big one, the 12 (though there are only 9 left) Apostles. They were fabulous, every bit as wonderful as ...
... music and the blazing sun. After tasting their selection of whites, we went with the Cape Shanck Pinot Grigio. A notch or two up from the sugary and acidity taste of boxed wine .. *cringe* Next stop was a cidery, Mock Red Hill. I didn't even know cidery was a word. After trying Strongbow and Summersbee back home I had made the conclusion that cider was not for me. Okay in taste, I guess, but I wouldn't want to have more than one and would prefer something else. ...
... falls in the background. We also visited the Lorne foreshore area. It's quite a pretty area with a large kids playground, pool baths and in ground trampolines to have a bounce. This is all on the beach with some restaurants and pubs thrown into the mix. A very nice spot. The next day was spent taking a drive down to the biggest town on the great ocean road, Apollo bay. Apart from some shops, a kids playground, ...
... happened 3 or so times. I was pretty sure that the koalas had repositioned themselves to where I'd moved the car too.
Managed to get to sleep in the end, even though we both were still uncomfortable. About 5am I woke up to a breeze and noticed one of the hooks for the outside of the tent had come off in the wind. I went out and reattached it and Ari told me that it had been like it for a while, but I'd said it was fine... Had a glance ...