Halls Gap Colonial Motor Inn
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Travel Blogs from Halls Gap
... flick, poor Robert (our guide).
We enjoy breakfast with the Kangaroos and a joey before we head out for a 4km hike. This hike although shorter is an uphill rock path for 2km then mostly downhill for the next 2km. The first stop on the route is 'the Grand Canyon' strangely this doesn't live upto it's name sake. This is narrow but with massive high sides, it's usually about 4m deep. You head along this and upto 'Cool cave', as it would appear this is a cave set back from the ...
... still present. As a result, we couldn't go down to see MacKenzie Falls because they were still closed.
To finish off the day we had a soak in the local outdoor pool, which was cold despite being 'solar heated' and we had our own private, public pool because no one else was there! For dinner, we followed a recommendation from Simon and had a meal at the local Indian Restaurant, which was actually pretty good if you get past all the tacky sculptures outside!
... Wentworth Wills, the founder of Australian Football – a great game very close to our hearts. From the tender age of four, Wills developed great rapport with Aboriginal children in the area, playing their game known as Marn Grook which used a ball made of animal skin stuffed with feathers or charcoal. Kicking the ball into the air, players would ‘fly’ as they tried to catch it. In one Aboriginal dialect, the word ‘mark’ ...
... Fairy Wrens for me to check out... and some even on the mat outside our van! I had a lot of time outside as usual, checking out the birds.
Every time the dogs came near we just said "NO" and they went away.
People played tennis and badminton, rode the bikes etc - it was a nice day.
Dad rode bikes as well... yeah, I think Mum even had a go on Holly's bike which is a bit smaller than the ...
Stopped at Mystery Bay to see why it was called that - 5 guys went out in a boat in the 1800 and they were never heard from or seen again. Nice bay so Tom went swimming in the ocean.
Stopped at the Historic town of Tilda and walked around checking out the stores and trying cheeses that we watched them make.
Continued on past Wallaga lake - which had black swans to Bermagui this is where we stopped for the night. We ...