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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 ...
... blackened forest, evidence of the fires that occurred here last summer. Hmmmmm, just last summer.
Lots of signs to various tourist spots were covered or marked "closed". Rain is now pelting down as we come to the turn off to our home for the night - "CLOSED". Oh dear.
Try to imagine a car full of tired, hungry travellers driving through a dark, rainy night who just want to get to camp and set up. Now imagine these ...
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 ...
... own why use theirs?
Kate and Col: We met this lovely couple on the cruise and went walking with around the Dam with them. Really enjoyed their company. They have a Paradise Oasis 4x4 motorhome totally different set up to Vincent.
Their camper/motorhome is still built into the body, like ours, however they have a slide out for bed, and a huge bathroom across the back of the vehicle. They had the new "Jayco" style cab door which looked very smick against ...