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... metal spikes hammered into the trunk and circling up the tree to a platform at the top.
The sign at the bottom says "do not attempt in wet or windy weather (tick,tick) and children are not to climb" (tick again).
So up we went.
Now, I do not consider myself to be afraid of heights. If there is a cliff or big rock or something to be climbed I'll be up there saying "yipee, take a photo!".
However, climbing that ...
... settlers from Sydney. Both Kevin and I managed to bang our heads on the low solid wood beams despite the numerous signs warning us of the risk.
The kids were grossed out by the helpful hints of how to de-maggot your "hard tack" (biscuits). Just throw in a dead fish and wait for the maggots to find their way to a more tasty abode. Mmmmmmm.
The museum next door had stark footage of the whalers with scenes from a ...
Started the day with a quick brekky (the other James cooked up omelettes) and the the process of packing everything up, van included.
After saying goodbye to the Condon family we were on our way heading towards Walpole first. We stopped off at the Valley of the Giants to do the tree top walk, a series of metal bridges suspended up amongst the huge tingle trees up to 40m above the ground. Shell again chose wisely to back ...
... on to his shorts. We head towards Bunbury which is just a few km down the road and climb the lookout tower. Next is the Tuart forest walk just south of town, huge trees with some Jarrah and Marri trees also. Tuart trees only grow 200km either side of Perth. An info board tells us how to differentiate between tuart, jarrah and marri by looking at their bark and also the nuts they produce, so along the walk we are watching for nuts on the trees and on the ground trying to find ...
... National Park (another park fee) to see the Bicentennial Tree. Allan decided he wanted to climb. Big kid got a third of the way up before the wife was saying she was slightly worried. He was happy and that was good.
All in all we would have had to pay four National Park Fees whilst we were in Pemberton. D'Centrecastreaux; Beedelup; Warren and the Gloucester. Thank goodness for the years parks pass. Only $55 per car of four, seniors rate. We are ahead.