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... there is 3 white
and a few pale or whiter chest ones.
We stop to look at Cape Bridgewater and walk the 2 hour steep
uphill walk along coast to the only mainland Australia seal colony.
Only about 12 we could see , but could not see in caves.Further
around the coast is blow holes and a Petrified forest. All formed
from black basalt and purple scoria rock.In high seas the water
spurts out of ...
... the hills ahead of me. I stopped to try get some energy, leftover cookie from a few nights before perfect! The next 15km were hard work, every time I thought I'd reached the top, it went up more and more around every corner there was another climb, every drop however long or short was met with a climb twice as far it seemed. But I made it to my target of Lavers hill, and popped my tent behind the toilet block and hoped no one would tell me off, which they didn't. After a pretty ...
... people at this campsite were much friendlier, even the wildlife were friendly with cockatoo's and parrots coming to see us. Paul started to feed them crisps and we were bombarded by loads of them, it was like Hitchcocks 'Birds'. Some of the lads had to make a trail of crisps and lead them away from the tents into the town centre. We'd got food to do a BBQ that night so ate and drank by the sea until it got too cold where we moved into the big tent to booze ...
... a supermarket to get some supplies. I couldn't face eating much though, and only managed to eat a banana and some yoghurt. I doubted that I'd get to Dunkeld now - my pace over the day had been too slow, and I would now have to start travelling West again, so probably would catch some headwinds. There were a couple of towns with campsites on the way though, so it would be OK. I set off towards Terang, and did indeed encounter a strong wind. I rode on for another few miles, ...
In our usual Sunday morning tradition we had a leisurely start to the day. An extended coffee in the town centre whilst I enjoyed the Sunday Age; my preferred weekend reading. This was followed by a slow drive to Warnambool and an eventual journey along the Great Ocean Road. We stop at some of the lesser known spots and I appreciated this when we have to deal with the crowds at Locard Gorge and the ...
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