The Clarendon Guesthouse
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Nice room. Thanks for breakfast.
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... station where you could stand right next to the koala and snap a pic. The koala was very soft and docile. In addition to the wallabies and koalas, we also saw wombats (which were about the size of a large pig but looked like a teddy bear/rat), kangaroos, Tasmanian devils (very energetic but a bit ugly), dingos (including two little female pups!), quakkas, crocs, eagles, ostriches and emu, in addition to a wide variety of birds and reptiles. It was a neat adventure and ...
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I had chosen a route from Port Fairy to Young that took in a lot of small country towns, along country roads. Not the quickest way, but I hoped more picturesque, bypassing highways and freeways.
It proved a good choice. Not only were the roads very quiet, they were as usual very well maintained, so that being no posted speed limits I could sit comfortably on 120+ km/h.
It was a perfect ...
... their people. William and Kate walked swiftly up to the view, looked out over it, turned and had their photos taken, walked back passed us, William waved, cool! They were then presented with the gifts from the children, and it was all over. 10 minutes, Max. If that! But I was pretty happy as I had seen the royals in person. Not everyone gets a chance at that.
I started to walk up to the start of the cordoned off area and managed to get a wave from Kate as they drove passed ...
... juice was only slightly larger. In any case, once our blood sugars were re-charged, we decided we could walk back to the motel, which meant that we would walk from the village of Leura to Katoomba and from there to our motel at Echo Canyon. Amr's mapmyroute clicked our day's walk at 13. 1 Km. Dinner was at the Avalon restaurant, which was in a remodeled theater. The decor was Art Deco and the food, while not exactly hip and happening was very good and only slightly ...
... I am getting fitter by the day and there was even a climb to the pub for a guinness or two. Sunday morning we headed back to the coast via Asquith ( near Hornsby)and had a very special couple of hours with Jen and Ash GIles and their wonderful children William and Hugo. With limes from the garden, freshly ground coffee ( thanks Ash) and a bottle of our favourite bubbles we headed off to Lake Macquarie.
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