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... a higher branch and fell straight to sleep. We enjoyed time on the beautiful sandy Apollo beach. Here we enjoyed a stir fry meal sat on the sand followed by a gentle stroll along the beach before heading to the nearby inland rainforest to enjoy the greenery. Rach was glad no spiders or snakes were spotted here to Nathan's disappointment and teasing. It was a beautiful drive along the Great Ocean Road. We stopped at spectacular sights along the ...
... to either kill me or the both of us. I sensed a melt down about to happen and tried to stay calm...lol. Finally Kristen approached some bikers after we finally found ourselves a gas station (where I bought a 10$ useless map) and got directions to get the HELL out of Melbourne. Lol.
We made our way to Apollo Bay which is maybe an hour to an hour and a half away from the 12 Apostles which is the thing to see on the Great Ocean Road. On the way ...
... highlight of this worldwide adventure thus far.
The following morning was met with overwhelming anticipation because of yesterdays experience but also with the knowledge that the wind was forecast to become out of control. We rolled the dice on heading back to the secret spot but the tide was too high and it wasn't working. "Should have been here yesterday" ... wait, we were there yesterday, make that; we were the only ones there yesterday.
After packing up ...
... Nemo! Classic. LOCH ARD GORGE!!!!! Wow! Just wow! What a phenomenal place! Words can not describe how insanely amazing this part of the tour was! The views were simply some of the best we have ever seen! Every time you look upon this place you have to take a second to catch your breath. Doug told us all the shipwreck story about the gorge which was named after the clipper ship 'loch ard' that crashed nearby at Muttonbird island and the only two survivors washed up ...
Yesterday was a very hot day so it came as quite a surprise to find last night was very cold. We even had to put on an extra blanket and the bed cover to keep warm. In our hurry to get here we passed several sites that were worthy of a decent look see. We first went to see a group of outlying rocks called the London Bridge, purely because it has an arch resembling the bridge. Then off up the Great Ocean Road to see Lochh Ard Gorge ...
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