Kangaroo Island Wilderness Retreat
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Today we got a bit of a break from the long days of sightseeing. That's because we were headed to our next destination, Kangaroo Island, and it would take a while to get there. Australia is much bigger than a lot of people think. It's the sixth largest country in the world (behind Russia, Canada, United States, China, and Brazil), and is similar in …
... wonderful name of Backstairs Passage. You can see the mainland from Penneshaw where the ferry arrives on the island after a 45 minute trip. I was told that the separation is greater than it looks because the water is treacherous, Apparently you don't just zoom over in your runabout to buy the newspaper like Gary does to Chemanius from Thetis Island. The return ferry trip for a car and two passengers costs $600. Even a sheep costs $12.00 to ship off ...
... went over a dry river bed which obviously floods in the wetter seasons. The half way point of the walk was the beach, battered by large waves. The 22 km drive into West Bay was on your typical unsealed road and had quite a steep hill which we struggled to climb in the camper van. Both Bei and I were looking forward to seeing the sunset on the west coast. Unfortunately after eating, Bei didn't feel well and the evening ended early before the sun had ...