Kangaroo Island Wilderness Retreat
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With La Toya sold and with her new parents, it was just the two of us again and a few weeks to spare in South Australia before our flight home. We contemplated just relaxing in Adelaide but that idea was quickly scrapped as we knew we would be bored in no time at all. We investigated taking a tour to Alice Springs and to Uluru, but sadly the …
... it took a while to unload all the cars. We had our breakfast at 10am overlooking the ferry terminal and waited for all the traffic to disappear. It was lucky that we did because 10 minutes after leaving, we passed a car which had just hit a kangaroo. It was then that I realised we were entering Roadkill Road. There are a lot of kangaroos on Kangaroo Island and although they are smaller than on the mainland, you still have to pay attention.
We drove through to the penguin ...
... and provided more good views of the wildlife. I chose to walk up to the Cape de Couedic lighthouse, whilst Donks drove Tilda up there. I had a proper orthodontic moment over the national trust sign, which had been stuck slightly off centre. Amazing how you can do that on a huge structure built years ago with perfect symmetry. I will be writing to the National Trust to let them know ;) I filled my water bottle up before I realised it ...