Splinters Guest House
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We left home at 10:30 as Vince was happy to drive us to the station. A train to Central was quick and another to the international airport got us there before 12. Luckily too because by the time we got through checkin, customs and luggage check we only had 20 mins to spare.it was time to catch quick cup of coffee though. In the plane seats 44F and G near the back of the plane - luckily wasn't too bumpy and kids were pretty good. I had an aisle row and ...
... domain with a 7km private road leading to the main entrance. Once inside, of course there is the tasting room, the cafe, and there is also a one hour walking path to follow and visit part of the domain. We tried some of the wines there. Unfortunately, even the good ones at 35 AU$ a bottle were not to our taste.
As the day was coming to an end and after the drive through the bush ( the real deal. You don't want ...
... a far superior piece of kit. A few other factors that swayed us the Hannibal canvas way:
- The hard top/fibreglass versions we'd seen don't offer any protection from the elements when getting in and out of the tent. Not all the canvas models did either!
- The size. 2200mm long is handy when both my partner and I are around 6ft tall,
- The 3 year warranty, and
- The price was ...
... by turning on the personal hot spot on my iPhone, so this has now become part of our family's "in language" - turning on my personal hot spot!!!!! Creating shared family history and culture is such fun.
Finally everyone emerged from their various activities to ready themselves for the evening and our taxi arrived to ferry us off to Restaurant Botanica set in the Spicers Vineyard Estate.
It seemed an interminable journey and the ...
... Hopefully no cowboys come a callin' during the night. I'll make sure the sleeping bag is zipped up tight! Off to Denman tomorrow. I think every grey nomad has said "it's very hilly" heading to Denman. Great, just what I need to hear but that's tomorrow and right now it's rice and tuna time followed by a wee sip or two of port. I think I've earned it. Distance today: 106.3 km Total distance: 106.3 km Average speed: 16.1 km/h Climb: 877 m Descent: 805 ...