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... would be a test between India and Australia. His charming wife Sonia provided Saris and a Turbans for anyone wanting to play for India and apart from myself who was happy to dress up there were few takers initially. We decided that if you were not actually born in Australia then you should play for India and we also managed to bribe a few other players to join us by providing free beer. So the epic struggle began!
Over the years our ...
... We did the guided 45 minute tour where we saw where they bought the whales in, how they got them on deck, how they were cut up, blubber removed, processed, etc. pretty gruesome, disgustingly stinky work by all accounts. We watched short movies about what it was like back then, and another about sharks. We saw massive skeletons from humpbacks and sperm whales, and saw a photo of an 8m long giant squid that they cut out of the stomach of a humpback. We went ...
... it is where a blast of air is forced upward from the sea below. It frightened the daylights out of us the first time we were there, this time we were ready for it. The only down side were the flies that nearly carried us away, there were thousands of them buzzing around our faces, most annoying!!!! Next stop was “Whale World” the old whaling station. Whaling began in Albany around 1826 and was Albany’s oldest industry. Around 1845 the whaling ...
... and then bigger ocean areas hugging the inner waters. Hard to explain but surely does look stunning. There is a lot of Export from here so lots of huge ocean liners at the very busy harbour. We saw woodchips being loaded ( hopefully not from the nearby forests!!!!) and also wheat from farmers all around this south-east corner of WA.
The Memorial site was very well presented and we read aloud all the plaques to the boys to help ...
... beer tasting session at the Colonial Brewery, slurp,
slurp. All in all a lovely day and would definitely recommend the Cheers tour.
Next day we left Margaret River heading
to Cape Naturalist headland and Lighthouse, what lovely, lovely views. We saw
lots and lots of Humpback Whales from the coastal footpaths and possibly Blue
Whales? fab, fab, fab. Also saw a big snake curled up in a tree, ooerrr!!!