Travel Blogs from Kangaroo Valley
... any water in it for years. It is massive - just an enormous, flat, green plain about 10kms long and nearly as wide. Our photos really won't do it any justice.
Anyway, the general consensus was that after Goulburn, we must go through Kangaroo Valley to get to Nowra as it is just so beautiful. Goulburn has the famous Big Merino (a large concrete merino sheep that you can actually go up inside). We had lunch there and then a leisurely drive through the city before heading ...
... largest city and all we did there was lunched and refuelled before carrying on along the Great Pacific Highway to Shell Harbour. Garry had decided to make the drive even more fun by playing Christmas songs which we had a good sing along to but it felt weird singing about snow whilst my arm burnt through the window.
As we drove to Shell Harbour we were surrounded by water with the ocean on our left and Lake Illawarra on our right. Unfortunately there was no where to ...
... sampled and purchased some of their cheese after our cuppa.
From there it was about half an hour drive to the falls through some beautiful farm land. After walking to the falls there was very little water flowing over them which was a little disappointing. We continued on about 800 metres return to the lookout opposite the falls. Views down the valley was obstructed by the smoke haze from the bushfires burning ...
We did sleep like logs and felt far more refreshed today. We got up late as we were having a chill day today before heading to Sydney tomorrow. Around lunch time we went for a walk into the town. We took some photos first of the lovely old bridge near the camp site and then we walked into town which took about twenty minutes. It is a lovely laid back and cute little place and we had a ...
Still a week to go before we leave, but Keith is busy planning and building his latest design in 4WD camping haulage and storage equipment. If I ever thought we could just decide to do a trip, pack up and go, I would be sorely mistaken. Anyone who knows Keith, knows it is never that easy.
How well this new design works will be (I believe) an interesting experiment. Memories of a Keith/Colin mobile hot shower prototype comes to mind.
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