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The morning begins with a frenzy of Cockatoos waiting for a feed and just as well I brought along a four kilo wild bird mix with me. Given that they are wild, they are greedy and can bite. I had two toes bitten and blood drawn! Perhaps coincidence that it is Halloween and the little Vampires are out. Nevertheless it's always exciting being hands on with natures world. After breakfast Peter, Andrew and I prepare for our walks and once we ...
... they stand at attention, they are essentially fuzzy
brown pears with their tiny heads and chubby thighs. One had a nearly
bald baby poking out of her pouch.
The falls are the
highest in Victoria. Today the water was pretty sparse, which was
interesting since it is winter and the wettest it will be this year.
passed a sign that told about a woman who used to live right by the
car park with her family in the 1920s. They worked at the mill ...
... Americans apparently. They were ALL going
the speed limit. I am so used to everyone adding 10-20 mph/kmph.
Soooo, I did anyway. At every speed threat sign, I slowed, but I
never saw any coppers.
As I was delayed by my faulty
navigating, I did not make it to the vineyard for the tour. I decided
to go right for Halls Gap and try the vineyard the next day. Halls
Gap is a tiny town nestled in the valley between the mountains. The
Our hotel has a tame kangaroo who is fed bread at breakfast and dinner through the window of the restaurant,lemon tree is his name. He was the alpha male of the mob that live in the grounds of the hotel but has now been ostracised by them and just hangs out round the hotel. Our first stop this morning was the Grampians Aboriginal cultural centre. It was the first of its kind here in Australia and is ...
... without seeing anything!) and so we made our way further up into the park. When we got to the top it was beginning to clear, no longer raining, and we could make out some of the landscape far below. Since we had been stuck in the car all day we made our way down the short hike to the balconies. Right as we got to the viewpoint the sun came out and the clouds magically disappeared! I pushed myself to my limits to climb to the edges ...