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Travel Blogs from Margaret River
... breakfast at McDonald's. Australia has all the makings of home. McDonalds, Kentucky Fried Chicken, Target, Big W, (Wal Mart) and a few more.
We were not far from The beautiful area of Margaret River and the little town of Yalling where we found our house in the country at the end of a short lane where we stayed for a few days. I must say it was so very nice of Jenelle's bosses, Jane and Mike, to let ...
... chores along with maintenance requirements. And of course there was also the chatting with various campers all around us.
Many a pleasant evening was spent sitting at the camp fire which was also utilized for cooking.
We are anticipating Tim & Penny’s arrival tomorrow. With a birthday cake planned as well as a camp fire roast with damper.
... a gravel road going up the hill and we knew we were nearing the end of our day's hike.
4.15pm we were back at Contos Campground... we'd walked for 7.5 hours.
There was a cold/icy wind which continued into the night, so it was good to have the camp kitchen, but it was still too cold to sit out, so we went to bed early. It was only 6 degrees overnight.
... visiting this region again when I am back in WA this 'summer'. Especially the fact that we found three separate mazes in this area highly fascinates me and I simply must visit at least one of them at some point. Also, the beaches here are supposed to be fantastic, as is the wine. Plenty of reasons to return.
But the presence of three mazes in such a small area brings me to my last point about exploring the Southwest of WA. We have run into some very peculiar ...
... lovely. We then ventured down to Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse, which was closed due to the winds!!! And out to the Old Waterwheel – which was also very scary, getting out and taking a photo!!
Heading back north via the Bussell Hwy, we drove through Karridale, and Witchcliffe, stopping at Watershed Premium Wines, just south of Margaret River.
Continuing onto Margaret River, ...