Yallingup Luxury Retreat
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... thing. We arrived in Yallingup just after 2pm, and it was great. The caravan park is literally right on the cliffs overlooking the beach. It was hot and calm. The beach and bay looked very inviting. So we set up, drinks and nibbles, then the kids decided that they wanted to sleep in the tent outside. So Brad obliged and helped Jayde set up the little 3 man dome tent that always sits in our van taking up space! Once that was all set up, and the kids ...
... Cape Naturaliste we did a tour of the lighthouse, same style as the lighthouse at Cape Leeuwin but not as tall as it is on a much higher promontory, and is also a working lighthouse.
We walked out to the end of the promontory to have a look for seals and came upon a Dugite snake on the path, I think I saved Chris' life because I saw it first and stopped him. We have seen more snakes here in the SW than the rest of our trip put together. The other day we saw ...
... and watched morning Sunday Sunrise for a while, read, baked a couple of cakes and then went for a drive around Busselton in the rain. A good lesson in map reading for me. Most of the roads were partially covered in water but at least the bottom of the Pajero was getting a good wash. Maybe the red dust would be rinsed away at least. In the afternoon Steph and I watched a movie while the boys bonded ...
... and of course a Peter's Ice Pole! Come late afternoon, Sarah planted the seed of treating ourselves to a beer on the beach. Chris naturally agreed and went to the general store to purchase a couple of VB's. We strolled home with the sun setting behind us and cooked dinner whilst a possum ran around on the kitchen roof.
Later, Chris was woken in the night by a hissing sound. It was a blustery night and it felt like something was moving ...
... it was confirmed that our plans did not fit with theirs. We were disappointed as we have been keen to do some Helpx whilst away and gain new experiences, but would go back to the drawing board and think what we wanted to do with our remaining time in Australia.
We had initially booked into the campsite in Yallingup for only one night, hoping to start the Cape to Cape trail the next day. It quickly became clear to us that we were being too ambitious with the amount we ...