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... see. So we proceeded east along N2 to Storms River Village - the tourist spot with accommodation etc. We treated ourselves to carrot cake and Richard had a coffee at a cafe and got some information finally. We stopped to see the Big Tree, Podocarpis falcatus, Outeniqua Yellowwood, 800 - 1000 years old so they say, 36.6 meters tall, 33 m crown spread, 8.5 m circumference. Supposedly it started to grow in 1013!
Next was the Paul ...
... and I stayed at the desk, freezing! Craig didn't emerge until a about 11 after enjoying his lie in. We had some leftovers from last night for lunch and played a few card games. At about 2pm I went for a little lie down and ended up snoozing until 5pm. I made myself get up even though I probably could have stayed. I forced myself to get a shower to wake myself up and went back down to the ...
... to keep all on board occupied and entertained as every day a continuous convoy of ships and tankers powered their way by. There was even an instance one afternoon of spotting a large, white object floating just ahead of us, surrounded by dozens of birds. Regrettably though, as we got closer it turned out to be a dead whale bobbing up and down in the swell. It seemed typical, after the frustration of trying to spot them in Australia, that the one time a whale is close enough ...
... walked down the road past us, before heading into the thick bush. Another fantastic experience, but I'm sorry, still not as good as the lions! We continued through the park and saw just 2 or 3 more lone elephants, a baby black-backed jackal eating some road kill and the odd animal species that we had previously seen. By 2.00pm, Jackie's attention span had waned and she was getting bored, but I was determined to drive down every single road and track in the park. An hour ...
... Race in the World!" I was bummed our course wasn't along the sea, but the Half Marathon was still a nice route through the forest. We also visited the runners convention and checked-in to get our race chip. Wow, there were so many venders and racers. When we drove by in the morning the line was out the door and down the block. I couldn't believe after months of training, I only had one more day! AHHH!
That night we made sure to drink ...