Twelve Apostles Motel & Country Retreat
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... little bubble!) which was a bit of a problem as we were heading towards the most tourist concentrated areas of the whole country! Anyway, we set up and had a few nice days in Peterborough catching our breath a little as well as catching up with some school work. It was a nice spot to discover the beginning of the GOR. So, here's some pics of what we discovered along the way, so apologies right now for the multitudinous scenery pics that are attached and are ...
... was Tim going to convince me that we were staying anywhere else!!
Like every other tourist travelling the Great Ocean Road I had about 15 different maps that I had been collecting from camp sites and tourist information centres along the way, each with its own suggestions as to what to do. One map suggested a stop at Split Point Lighthouse as they offer daily tours up the lighthouse. We decided to give it a look, sadly the tour was already booked up when we arrived ...
... destination. This was a first for me and not only was the scenery beautiful along the canopy of the forest, the information that the guides gave about the local environment was educational and made the experience more that just a fast flung fling through the trees. A good nights sleep in the Kennet River campground followed.
Back in the days of being a teenager, it was said to me, upon running out of gas
in my van, from the gentleman that helped me -- "Son, you only ...
... Gourmet Trail in land from the Occean Road. It actually worked, the little bleeders didn't follow us, they must like the sea air. The weather was very hot and draining so off back to ours for a cool down with the air con on, in both the car and the shed/hut/cabin. We cooled ourselves down with a lovely shower and treat ourselves to a lovely meal out....Now is the time to prepare ourselves for an early off in the ...
... topical questions such as "what would you do if you were in the water and you saw a shark swimming for you?" There were many others, before one of them broke wind violently and it all descended into teenage tomfoolery.
Luckily (or so we thought), we were soon to meet Robert, a bus driver on holiday and heading to Port Cambell too. Rob seemed a cheerful fellow, and gave us a few comments of his own as The Great Ocean Road unfolded. And what a road it ...