Norfolk Sands/Bay Merchants
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... the ship for a 10 minute lay down; and back up for lunch around 1430 hours. Glad I had a late lunch I think it has made me feel a lot better; the hangover has gone at the time of writing and I think I still have some brain cells left.
The ship is very comfortable and we are being spoilt so far. Fox Footy in our Cabin – it's a wow thing. We have 25 channels on the TV including FOX Sports, Fox 8, Sky ...
... opened last year for the 100th anniversary of WW I. In case you don’t remember, ANZAC stands for Australian New Zealand Army Corps, born in the throes of WW I.
The shuttle dropped us off in the middle of “Main” street, in front of the Town Hall, built in 1887. We picked up the Busy Blue Bus, Albany’s version of the hop-on-hop-off bus for a quick tour of the town. There are only 8 ...
... up again
afterwards. This a big hassle for just a couple of hours. And its
40deg. We must be getting old. We could have left the van and stay
at the station in there accommodation, but we did not know about it
and it $90 each for the night. We find this out from a couple who
are doing this and leaving their van up at the tower.
The Eyre bird observatory does a weekly
count of shore birds and is also a weather station. The buildings
Today was a busy day, as we only had today to see as much stuff around Albany as we could! We had three things on the must-do list: 1. Visit Anzac Hill in Albany, where the Anzacs left Australia in 1914 for Gallipoli in WW1, 2. Visit the Green Pools/Elephant Rocks, and 3. Do the Tree Top Walk at Walpole. Anything else would be a bonus....
Today was the first cold and overcast day we had experienced in over 5 weeks, and we loved it! The sky was ...
... and showered, and the Big Boy had emerged from his new home, Mal and Noah had our fishing gear all ready to go. So despite the menacing clouds overhead, we set off for the jetty ready to haul in our catch. At 8.00am.
I did suspect that last night’s fishing display may have been a fluke. This morning’s effort did nothing to dispel this feeling. After two casts and getting snagged, Josh had had enough. Elijah didn’t even want ...