Pelican Sands Scamander
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... of the Bay of Fires. The Bay of Fires, we were told, is a 50 km stretch of white sanded beach, surrounding crystal clear water. The beach was dotted with orange-coloured granite stones that has been coloured from lichen. It sounded like it would be an amazing thing to sea.
When we stopped at the Bay, or Larapuna as the aboriginals call it, we could do nothing more than stand and gape. It was such a wonder that ...
... which was delicious...
We came home past the Shop in the Bush and I did not go in as I knew it was dangerous for our finances..
We came back to St Helens and filled the car full of Fuel...
The wind was so strong that when we went to the waterfront to see the boats Dave opened the drivers door and a gust of wind took it out of his hand nearly breaking his fingers... The end result is the drivers door ...
... br> Off we set. Got as far as the turn around bay. The mountain covered in mist. We gave up. No walk.
Allan needed a hair cut. Back to Loni and some shopping.
3.30pm now what?
Aha why not go back to Jeneret Beach and relax. We had so many little catch up jobs to do. Computer things, photos, reading, relaxing, walking, photo taking.
The first night we didn't have the site of our dreams.
The second night we got a ...
... that Gaz built. Gaz also built this amazing chair which moves so when you have your special 3d glasses on the chair actually tips the way you are supposed to go. Allan was in Geek super heaven. The two of them nattered for ages and ages. Believe it or not Gaz's actual job is as a Social Worker.
About 5pm we decided we better find a camp for the night. Opted for the free camp in St Helen's. Not the most scenic that is true. However it was the most convenient.
... back on agenda to St Helens, Falmouth proclaimed as the "oldest coastal village" in Tassie. There is lots of properties for sale along east coast but with this weather???? However we ventured to check out camp sites further north in the Bay of Fires, named for the fires of aboriginal people on the beaches. Interesting to find out that the orange-hue of the granite is actually produced by a ...