Ibis Styles Port Hedland
Travel Blogs from Port Hedland
The weather was perfect our first day at Cape Keraudren but the wind came up the following morning which seemed to incite a mass exodus of fellow campers from the area, providing us with beautiful uninterrupted views for a few hours.
If only our tranquil setting could have continued but we were to be set upon by a wave of travellers who were an "interesting mob". The day's new arrivals seemed to have a ...
... like it too much. The next Ian had by himself was pale ale, then Ian's favourite and one that I could not drink a bit was Smokey Bishop and the last Ginger Beer that I drank by myself.
Jack you would be proud of us oldies as he told me Gran you just order pizzas on line so that is what we did for the State ...
... waiting a while, off we went a great speed through the falls. What an experience. Photos just don't do justice to this experience!! Totally exhilarating, and just a tad scary! And just because we could, we went through a second time (read up and back each time, have look at the Horizontal falls website). .Back to the house boat, then on to the float plane again for a memorable flight, low, over 1000 ...
... them some land time. Some interesting facts from the tour:
There are 16 berths servicing mainly BHP and FM
Ships take 30-40 hrs to load
Takes 20 days to reach China and 5 days to unload
$35 million profit from 1 iron ore ship
BHP pay $100,000/day silage and can have up to 15 boats waiting to unload
In 2025 there will be 28 berths
From here drove to De Grey River for a few more nights of cows and birds.
... Brian across the nose. Luckily he didn't hit his glasses as they are the only
pair he has with him (not to mention only one nose).
So today we learned not to trifle with Dave when he has a tow hitch in his mitt as he can be a dangerous man, Tee Hee,!!!
We said our farewells as the Primroses head for Karratha and the Joiners head towards Karijini.
Our trip today was short, less than 70 kms. The last 9 kms was on a red dirt ...