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A 100% chance of rain they said. Not "rain is likely" or "rain is very probable". A 100% chance of rain.
They were right. During the night we heard the raindrops bouncing of the roof of the camper. It was still raining as we got up in the morning and as we started driving back into Geelong.
One benefit of rain however is it's assistance in cleaning the remnants of bugs off the windscreen. We have collected more than our fair share of bugs over the past ...
... by a pretty lady working dog named Roxy. She loved Cooper but Harry wasn't such a fan. She walked down the beach with us quite a distance without anyone calling her so we assume her owner was one of the surfers out in the water. Cooper and Harry had a blast running in and out of the waves, but Cooper started to drink the salt water and as a result had a projectile poo in the ocean. Needless to say we didn't go back into the water and the surfer behind us ...
... were just plain weird. They have a massive outdoor fun park type thing right on the beachfront and the kids had a ball on some massive trampolines for ages longer than they should have. We wandered through some more sculptures and then Jared conveniently decided to go and do some shopping at that point and the kids wanted to swim so I scored the job of sitting in my raincoat with my umbrella on the beach while the kids swam/surfed. Thankfully, this time they were ...
... the Great Ocean Road and took some pictures, we drove through a little town called Lorne, then stopped at a place called Kennet river where we went for a walk and spotted wild koalas in the eucalyptus trees, they where soo high up and quite hard to spot then when we was driving out we saw some lower in the trees but didn't manage to get pictures of them. We carried on down the coast and stopped at a place ...
On the day we planned to leave we ended up Spending our last afternoon in Melbourne in the city centre having a few drinks in the sunshine on some amazing rooftop bars on Flinders Street with our friends. It was great to see the sun after several days of rains and strong winds! (Probably very mild compared to England!). We then went to watch a band at a place near St. Kilda beach ...