Pinctada Kimberley Grande
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Last day here, yesterday we drove out to Hootchery and sampled whiskey, rum and a ver nice choc/coffee liquor. There is so much water everywhere but you really can't get into it easily. Went out for a nice dinner at a bar a short walk from park
... cold meats and drinks. In the quiz on the way home Cooper correctly answered the question what is the closest animal related to termites? Cooper answered cockroach and he won a beer for dad!! We got back at about 2pm and headed out to view the Durack homestead. It was originally in the middle of the area which is now the lake so it was dismantled prior to going under water and stored up at kununarra until many years ...
Tuesday was our second day in Kunnanura and was another 'office day' – we stuck close to camp doing washing etc. Wednesday morning set of for Lake Argyle which is about 70 kms from Kunanurra. Called in to see the historic Durack Homestead – it was removed stone by stone before Argyle Downs was flooded in 1972 and later rebuilt. Not a lot of the original furniture etc was saved because they allowed 2 years for the demolition but ...
... it was impressive from the road. It's absolutely huge and although a little chop today, it would make an awesome ski spot. Being over 95 square km you'd think you could find a quiet bit?
The Durack Hoemstead gave us a bit of insight into the history of the district as well as the construction of the dam and after enjoying all of the look out views we returned to town for a last minute bit of preparation for our trip to the Bungle Bungles.
... it is lovely. Constant water really helps no doubt. We moved our clocks back 1 1/2 hours when crossing the border so dawn is now at 5.15am and sunset at 5.15pm. Our days are feeling like they go on for ages, which is lovely, we're up, breakfasted, fluffing around and still it's only 9am. After setting up on the Sunday we drove out to the Zebra rock gallery. The rocks are truly beautiful with lovely stripe and spot patterns, apart from being quite ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsPinctada Kimberley Grande Kununurra
Great pool heated frOm sun and comfortable. Nice dinner and breakfast
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