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... with his tiny stinging tail. I'm not sure how much damage they can do at that size but I didn't want to find out. We made our way along the coastal road pausing to admire some of the rugged coastline. It was quite spectacular in some spots and the cliffs had been eroded by years of pounding waves. There were quite a few places to stop and take photos and we stopped at a little seaside town which had an ...
... probably in the 80's), and I swear Betsy was trying to kill us on some of the twisty bits. But, we completed the drive and Betsy seems pretty reliable despite the feeling that sometimes she is determined to go left when you are in fact, trying to turn right.]
After stocking up with provisions in Sorrel, we arrive at Bicheno by 2pm for some lovely sun and cold beer. We feast on some yummy salt and pepper squid, pan-fried on our campervan ...
Bicheno, pronounced with a 'bish' not a '*****', is a town for the in-betweener - as buses only run at certain times and you can't get from Launceston to Freycinet in one day....so here we are.
Our hostel Bicheno backpackers costs $70 a night, and is pretty tidy. (though we're sleeping in bunk beds)
The town is quiet and doesn't have much going on that we see, we spend some time on the beach in the ...
... today the boat trip to Wineglass Bay was good, although we did both still feel less than 100% when on the choppy ocean waves part. We anchored in a calm Wineglass bay and took in the sights while having a pleasant lunch on board. The name Wineglass Bay only came partly from its shape. In the 19th century it was used as a whaling station and the whales blood made the bay look like a partly filled glass of wine.
Bill & Pam
... bit shy and a Tasmanian Devil, which I didn't like as it scared me. Then we went to see the kangaroos and the grown-up was given some kangaroo food to feed them. They were like bees to honey, the grown-up said and some were very rude and tried to push the other kangaroos out of the way.
It was a brillaintly, amazing day which I loved and so did the grown-up very much. I would like to visit there again one day.
Till next time... ...