Wheeler Gorge Campground
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... I write) we have only eaten fast food once. Paula had made salads and sandwiches to our delight, while sitting on a back seat with a cutting board, chef's knife and a cooler full of healthy food. Paula is the master of making something yummy out of what most people consider paltry supplies.
Therefore, if you ever consider doing a cross-country trek, also consider bringing along a very gifted and flexible chef.
After a lovely evening round the campfire toasting (read: setting fire to) marshmallows singing happy birthday to David and taking our turn doing the washing up, an epic job for 13 people we retire to our newly pimped up tent. With the addition of a queen sized air mattress and fleece lined sleeping bag it's an all together more snuggly experience. It would have been a perfect night's sleep if we hadn't been rudely woken ...
... the rocks, and feeling the sand wash away back into the ocean.
It was amazing, except for one thing. It was easy to forget that I was in a nature created paradise, with all the man made build up around the shore. Rich houses on the hills, and the tourism industry getting as close to the water as it could.
I tried to imagine the landscape long ago. As well as watch the animals. It was still a damn cool place!
I laid on a couch ...
... courses (mine in particular was huge!). The key thing now was to walk off the excess, which we did by exploring the whole length of the main shopping street, which stretched down to the beach. I grabbed a take away coffee, and we returned to the apartment for an afternoon kip!
As dusk fell we set out to do a little shopping. We have discovered "Trader Joe's", which is a chain of small-ish supermarkets where most ...
... how far away our motel was and how expensive it was to get a taxi the tiredness kicked in and we decided it was wise to stay in and organise ourselves a bit.
One thing both of us have noticed and I had predicted is is the amount of good looking people we have seen. It's almost like a game of who can spot them first! Needless to say we are in heaven. Unlike last year when ...