Mercure Kangaroo Island Lodge
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As we had our photography session booked for the late afternoon we didn't leave Thorn Park until midday. It was a lovely blue sky day and it was nice just to sit on the deck to have my coffee. Today's brew was courtesy of the Nespresso machine and was quite good once I worked out how to get the machine going. The idea was to drive to Pennington Bay and then move to the north coast near Kingscote before driving back to town to meet Pete. Before we left Paul applied sunscreen ...
... like entering an English seaside holiday place.I looked for donkeys but couldn't see any! We have learned that the best place for info really is the information centre in each town.This one really shone. The volunteer,Marilyn,who served us was really helpful. She suggested a caravan park which would be out of the wind which turned out to be a UCA camp complete with 'castle'. Then we were told all about Kangaroo Island and booked on ...
... got to snorkel off their jetty too, but in the open sea no fence . This is a small old fishing town who allow people to stay in an area for a donation to the upkeep and cleaning toilets.
Friday 13 February
Never usually think about friday 13 but our laptop is not working properly and then our wifi decides it does not want to work either. We buy time from the big4 van park in Ceduna and spen the afternoon on the mobil phone with apple trying ...
... Following this there is a period of seven days when they mate and then the cycle begins again. They suckle their young until the next pup is born. The father has nothing to do with the pup whatsoever. Second visit was to Raptor Domain which had both a venomous creatures and raptor exhibition. Interesting facts include that scorpions fluoresce under ultra violet light and that Eagles can also see fluorescence and follow ...
... Pelicans are the largest Pelicans in the world but are unable to dive for fish due to buoyancy unlike their American relatives. They have a 2m wingspan and can fly at a height of 7500'. When they return with the fish they regurgitate the food for their young eat from the parents mouth. This occasionally results in the death of the chick as they do not have nostrils like seagulls and hence ...