Walpole Wilderness Resort
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- Non-smoking rooms
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- Microwave in room
- Non-smoking hotel
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Well long after it had turned dark our fishermen returned last night. My record-keeping son informed me that they had caught thirty eight fish! Only two were keepers, but I would say that our drought has been broken!
So of course, this morning, after breakfast and showers etc, the first place we headed was back to the 'secret' location under the bridge. The Teenager stayed here to read his Christmas books.
Well for the first little while it was very successful, and ...
... to be a tree with a hole large enough to get your car into, which was a popular tourist photo opportunity. Sadly this tree fell down somewhere around 1990.
After a quick lunch down by the water – quick because we were all shivering (where is the hot WA weather we were promised?) and dropping back in to the van for coffee etc, we then sought out the Giant Tingle Tree and Circular Pool. The Giant Tingle Tree ...
Walpole Coalmine CP 20th - 26th December
NOTE We left Melbourne on 21st January 2014 SO we have now been travelling for 11 AMAZING months!!!
We left Busselton at 9am and had a 265km drive ahead of us which takes about 3 hours BUT we stopped off at Nannup and Cambray Sheep Cheese factory on the way and arrived at 3pm instead!!
Nannup is a beautiful little village…. jacarandas in bloom, gardens were ...
... HWS tank. We suspect that some of the water going through the system, particularly up north was harsher than we thought at the time.
The Valley of the Giants was pretty impressive. Hard to comprehend the scale of these trees. Its fair to say that we've fallen in love with the forests in the South West, with the massive trees, wildflowers, ferns etc. We probably didn't appreciate this area until now, pretty special.
What a great day.
The weather is looking inclement again. We rushed our usually leisured breakfast and headed off on the first walk for the day. The 5.5km walk around and about the Shannon River Dam. This would have to be one of the prettiest walks we have been on. For some reason it was rated 4 which is a hard walk. So Sharon took walking poles, packed water, apples, etc and headed out.
Following along the beautiful ...