Karri Valley Resort
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After seeing so many lovely beaches we enjoyed the view of the karri and tingle tree forests. A bit of a change in scenery and also did the Tree Top walk near Walpole that leads through, over and inbetween those trees. The karri tree, one type of eucalypt tree, can get 70m tall and is one of the tallest trees in the world. The tingle tree is …
So today is the day for leaving Fremantle, Chris has a last bit of work to do, then we have to drop the dog off at the kennels, drop some files off at a colleagues and pop into Chris’s friends to return something they had loaned to her.
So we’ve got the car all packed and off we go, about an hour late but we’re off, …
We are up fairly early and today’s plan (more about that in a minute) starts with a quick 5km walk round the lake including Beedleup Falls. The reason all three of us are up early is down to the Aussies strange habit of using corrugated iron as a roofing material and when it rains it sounds like you are sheltering inside an oil drum while …
We got up early to cloudless blue skies (!) and reluctantly left Quay West in Bunker Bay – that was a very beautiful and special place. However onwards on our travels we must go!
We arrived at Pemberton at the Karri Vallley Resort at 11.30am and lucky for us, Angelika, the very helpful German receptionist …
... with everything we had been doing all morning. We went to the train station to take a ride on the forest tramway. How cool is that? Jenelle picked up the tickets and we had about an hour to kill so we were told about the Gloucester tree. It is a 72 meter Kerri tree. It is the world's second tallest fire-lookout tree. Visitors can climb up to the platform in its branches for a spectacular view. Only ...
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