Ramada Hotel & Suites
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- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... but we have been warned to expect more as well as very cold weather. Mmmm, we will see, these weather forecast people seem not too accurate around here.
Sunday and the weather people were right about the wind. The sound of neighbours putting their awnings down during the night before the wind ripped them off. We woke to a fairly cool but clear morning so were forced to do the regular exercise. A cycle ride for me and a run for Charl ...
... to camp. Tea that evening was prepared in campervan by Hollie & was a delicious stirfry! We didn't have a late night with the obvious requirement to feel fresh in the morning! With only a brief hello before they departed it was fair to say they looked pretty comfortable with the idea of jumping from 14,000 and thankfully the weather also appeared to be on their side! We took our time to get things together and plan our mornings activity - the first of which was a trip up to ...
... smells good'! Yep, they were right, the views were amazing, the weather glorious in the afternoon sun and the food was SO good!
As we packed up to have a walk down to the beach I said to Paulie I had to use the little girls room before we set off. So off I walked to the 'toilet block' only to find it was in fact an observatory!!! Easy mistake to make! The sign ...
... which is the same as near-deserted by British standards). Late lunch was taken at a vegetarian restaurant attached to a Seventh Day Adventist church. It was excellent and was followed by ice lollies, which Ben Yates bought and which had to be eaten very quickly so that they didn't melt in the midday heat. After that, we drove back, taking in some beautiful New South Wales countryside before getting back onto the highway. We also passed some gigantic lorries. Apparently ...
... told Nanny that he could not understand why Grandad was upset about having to change one German van for another. To shut him up, Spike suggested to Nanny that they take Grandad for a long walk. As a reward Nanny bought Spike a cup of tea. This made him really happy. He enjoyed exploring the plantation and had a lovely walk back to the van and then had a lovely chat with Matilda ...