Darby Park Serviced Residences
Travel Blogs from Margaret River
... we fancied a pint of cool lager and ale. We were actually disappointed with our purchases, particularly at $10 a pint. Chris's tasted too gassy and Sarah's was too hoppy and flat for her.
We had shared our trip with a small bunch of other travellers and Australians, particularly enjoying the day with an Irish couple who were living and working in Perth and who also enjoyed a good drink!
We were then dropped back at the campsite. Our ...
... calm, clear blue water, and beautiful white sandy beaches. Unfortunately the local council have put up "No camping or sleeping overnight" signs everywhere, otherwise we might have stayed quite a bit longer than lunchtime!
So back to Dunsborough, then south towards Margaret River (WA's famous wine region). I've never seen so many wineries! Every few hundred metres there's another one! ...
... so tired, she can’t even turn the dial button on her camera to switch from 3D to panorama to take a photo of a lizard. That’s tired.
By 3pm we'd reached the end of Kilcarnup Beach, then up over Cape Mentelle headland and down to the mouth of the Margaret River.
Within half an hour we'd arrived at Margaret River, looking down to the mouth snaking across the sand. ...
It rained all the way down, yet on arrival at the park, the rain stopped, we set up camp including half annex and when finished and ready to have lunch, down came the rain. How lucky were we to have everything done in time.
Funny weather here as after another hour or so the rain stopped which enabled us to go and have a look at the town and surrounds, but after Lesley put on the Corned Beef for our dinner.
Augusta was settled in 1830 and ...
... and signature hot chocolates. This place is amazing, pyramids of chocolate bars everywhere, squashed sample chocolate under foot from the stampedes of glutinous visitors. Chocolate moisturisers, chocolate bath salts, chocolate chocolate chocolate!
With it absolutely bucketing down we headed through the town of Margaret River with its galleries a plenty and stopped in at the local glass blowers. This time there was no 3 foot tall glass purchase ala Bali style - just a ...
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- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking