The Priory Hotel
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... warm, probably around 30 degrees and sunny. A bit hard to find shade at times. We both picked up our camp chairs and headed with water and books to the other side of the camp under a tree. Dongara and Port Denison are villages joined together. They are fairly nondescript places. Not that they are awful, just sleepy holiday towns. It is nice to be in a quiet town but we couldn't stay for too much longer. Had a bike ride today for coffee and a view along the beachfront ...
... and then out the window. Red sand extended either side of the road. Bushes grow where they can, but many of them are dead trunks. A heat haze was coming off the road in front of us and the occasional carcass of a kangaroo lay by the side of the road being eaten by birds. It was shortly after 9am and temperate gauge was already over 30 degrees Celsius. I suspect this isn't what Perry imagined when he sang the song!
I drove the first stint, ...
... farmers and the aquarium fish trade who use it to feed their stock.
We continued south, driving straight through Geraldton and arrived in Dongara just after lunch. We checked into the Dongara Tourist Park and even managed to find a site protected from the wind. We visited the Fisherman's Lookout which has views over the harbour, estuary and the boardwalk then continued into town where the main street is lined with Moreton Bay ...
... rots muur van de haven gaan vissen waar Shirley een baby pink snapper ving en ik een reef fish. We hadden erg veel krabben om onz heen die de laatste stukjes aas hebben gekregen. Morgen verder richting het zuiden. De temperatuur word frisser vooral s'avonds merk je goed dat we steeds zuidelijker gaan.
Lots of love/Groetjes,
Shirley and Mark
... There are 2 IGA's in the town as well as Coles and Woolies but only 1 of the IGA's opens. And boy was it busy... Stocked up on supplies and headed south for another free camp spot. Made our way down the Indian Ocean Drive and stopped at Cliff Head North. A great free camp area. You can go north along the ocean about 3km or south another km or so. We went for a walk and found a great ...