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... Another zillion photos later and we're all covered in salt again. Lyn and I even have wet shoes and feet after being caught by a particulalry large wave that washed up well past our feet. We had no choice but to stand still and hope we weren't knocked over.
There were some monster waves amongst what we saw today and every time we looked away from the water and up the coast a little, there was another huge wave at some other ...
We left the beautiful coral bay at 8am this morning and headed further south towards Carnarvon. We had been told the blow holes were worth a look. The turnoff is 20km outside Carnarvon and then it's 49km off the main road to check them out. 98km round trip. The coastline is really rugged near the blow holes the rocky formation of the cliffs stone edges look like honeycomb with lots of jagged edges. The sea was ruff but it didn't ...
... holes 'blowing' thus time which was very cool. Carnarvon We arrived in Carnarvon about lunchtime and stayed at the Oasis caravan park (don't bother staying here. Amenities are brand new, but it's not cheap and they gave us a lovely patch of dust, icing on the cake they start cleaning the one toilet block at 9am, weird). We did a food shop and checked out Chinamen's pool, thus used to get the source if all the towns drinking water. It was very impressive to see all the food being ...
Set off towards Denham and planned to stay at Hamelin Pool. This area is known for it's Stromatolites. The pool water is twice as salty as the sea. The living microbes that build Stromatolites are similar to the earliest form of life dating back 3,000 million years. They are the earliest Eco systems and have been around for 75% of earths geological history. ...
Early morning start. We are armed with picnic lunch etc and headed off to see the sights of Canarvon. The lighthouse view was not to be missed. Very windy still but reasonably warm. Next stop was the Blowhole lookout. The spray was brilliant and can reach heights of 20 metres. It certainly draws the tourists in for a look. Very close by was the HMAS Sydney II memorial. The memorial commemorates the ...