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... for drinks with the fleet and a conference on what our strategy would be given the bad weather heading for the Bass Strait Islands.
Our options were to continue as planned and endure some wild nights hiding in coves at Deal Island or head straight to Tassie, wait out the weather in the safety of the Tamar River and then look to go back to Flinders Island when the weather improves. Naturally we decided the latter! ...
Slow to get going today, taking our time over breakfast and the luxury of showers. We ambled over to the Visitors Centre and asked about local walks. Lotte perused the children's books section and enjoyed the Australian animals touch and feel book. We then stopped in the shop and bought Lotte a toy wombat, her first souvenir of the trip! It went down rather well, she got to give it to the lady at the check out and say 'thank ...
... A few times I was woken by an attempted theft on my junk food stash. I often would hear or see a short, chubby arm being shoved under my tent flap trying to pull out one of my panniers. Last night I stopped yelling at the thief and got out of the tent to investigate instead. I found my villain and 3 his accomplices loitering suspiciously.
So we're driving into the Wilsons Promontory national park* and I'm starting to feel an increasing sense of doom. I should have seen it coming really. After all, David had been throwing that word 'walks' around lately. And I know my husband. But I've only just seen the hills! I hesitantly ask David: So what is it I'm going to enjoy about the next few days exactly? Well, we're going to camp right near the beach, he told me; and there should be plenty of opportunities to get close to ...
... back in and the pain soon wore off. I got to Cann River at about 9. The smoke was getting a bit worse, but I still felt safe and there was still plenty of traffic passing by, and my knee was right as rain so I carried on. The smoke was getting steadily worse all the way, and the sun was basically non existent behind it all. I kept going until I got to a place called cabbage tree creek, which is just a cafe by the side of the road from what I could tell. At this point the ...