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... potato (1cm pieces) and cook for approx 1 minute stirring constantly. Mix in 2 cups of water and a bay leaf and season to taste. Bring to the boil reduce heat to low and cover and simmer for 5-10 minutes until the potatoes are almost cooked. Remove bay leaf. In a jug, blend 2 tablespoons of plain flour with a small amount of milk which is taken from 2 cups of milk and form ...
... we walked along the other side of the gorge on the cement pathway. This area is known as The Reserve.
Cobalt Gorge is just stunning and very much loved and enjoyed by locals and tourists alike. Indeed even a couple of seals seemed to be happy.
On the walk we met a lady who had the widest smile. We said g'day and she asked if we had seen her husband. She gave a rough overview of an English gentleman with grey hair. We advised we hadn't seen him and we continued ...
... aquaintance that Jake knew, and JB again.
Being JB's first visit to Australia and with half a day to kill, a visit to Trowunna Wildlife Park was planned. He saw Tassie devils, quolls, wedge-tailed eagles, Cape Barren geese, wombats, a boobook owl, a tawny frogmouth, cockatoos, kookaburras and he chased a kangaroo trying to get his perfect photograph.
After a bakery lunch it was a stop off ...
... it self around the city back streets. Anne decided to buy everyone some lovely bananas keep us going which we all promptly spat out. Next stop was to find the handbag shops including Raebeanco where the two Dis brought handbag Di B and sue returned to a shop to buy the same top and scarf with an agreement not to wear them to WISE dinners. Returned to hotel for dinner and wine and an early night for a 4.15 ...
... located in the city centre, supplied us with some delicious local foods incl. goats cheese, fresh breads and an array of dips and breakfast pies from the caravan converted shopfront lovingly named 'Wanderlust'.
With bags bulging with food we drove to the nearby Cataract Gorge to enjoy our breakfast and the incredible views.
Bellies filled we walked down the Maple Stairs, admiring the array of rustic Autumn colours, ...
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