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... of the day. I drove out to the edge of town to the historic cemetery and wandered the graveyard looking at the beautiful old headstones and iron lace. Took photos and enjoyed the peace and quiet. Took the ocean road back to town and watched a couple of men kite surfing. The wind was so strong they were scudding over the waves at incredible speed. One of them would fly up the face of a huge wave and spin, turn and somersault high above the ocean. So jealous of their strength ...
... the plant life and area uses from a Aboriginal
We stay at Fitzroy river reserve this is the mouth of the river with
the ocean in sight, too cold for swimming but plenty of walks. A good
rest place .
We leave and skirt around Portland to get to Cape Nelson and Cape
Portland was surveyed in 1840 and by 1847 it has a trading
bank,savings bank and 2 churches.
... answering. We headed to town to buy food for a BBQ but there was only one shop that was tiny and the nearest big one was 50 minutes away. We ended up getting fish and chips instead and went for a pint. The woman from the campsite still hasn't rung back and after asking some people in the town we learnt that it had closed. We went to another, more expensive one where where the staff were knobs and took $100 'noise' deposit from us.
The next day ...
... flight home Adelaide in six days! I don't know why I got ill - I suppose I have had all sorts of exposure to new pathogens over the last seven weeks. Who knows - bad water, a dodgy kebab, mosquito bites, etc. etc.... Getting sick whist travelling is a story in itself I suppose, and at least my experience had been relatively minor! Travelling alone made it an extra challenge - wouldn't it have been nice to have a buddy to sort my life out whilst I lay in the tent ...
... not a lot else. It took around 1 hour for us to walk the path around the whole circumference of the island. We saw a couple of slightly weird looking birds and a couple of the wallabies as well as going via the lighthouse and reading a few plaques about the history of the island, the lighthouse and the people who used to live there.
We came back from our walk via the local bakery where we picked up pastries for tomorrow morning. We went back to the room and it was soon time ...
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