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We woke up to overcast skies today – this first cloud we had seen since reaching Broome!
El Questro was only half an hour down the road and the anticipation was killing me! When I worked for Accor Hotels in the mid to late 90’s, Accor had managed El Questro and I had quite vivid memories of the place – it was somewhere I …
... the heat but we are seeing the Outback like few tourists ever do, especially Aussie tourists. They are far too sensible to be up here at this time of year!
*AG professes that he is becoming bored with the scenery, so some rock formations along the way provide a welcome relief to the scenery. The navigator is not being overly stretched either. It’s a question of turning right and keep going.
*We start making a note of ...
... So we made it up the hill in record time (albeit a bit hot and sweaty). The view was pretty good though. As experienced travellers now we understand the need to be prepared and properly equipped and clothed for the terrain. So after climbing up successfully, both of us in our thongs, it was only a matter of time before an injury occurred. Of course racing back down Nic banged straight into a rock bruising her toe (which finally meant we walked at a normal pace). ...
... and decided to book in for dinner tonight - we decided that there are certain iconic places we should have meals at and this one of them - plus it means a night off from cooking! We bought an ice cream from the store and sat in the shade in the beer garden area to eat them. This afternoon we went on a cruise on Chamberlain Gorge which was great. Two young guys were our skipper and guide and they were very amusing as well as being informative. We cruised up the gorge ...
... rock gallery was our next stop. Zebra rock is dug up out of Lake Argyle and is shaped and polished to make very interesting ornaments and jewellery. I bought a pendant and earrings and Brianna a bracelet so we have our zebra rock souvenirs! From here we went into town to the tourist information centre to get some info about the Gibb River rd as that is the next leg of our journey. We found out the that the Mitchell Plateau closes in 3 days as ...
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