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Feeling worn out, damp, smelly and in need of some real comfort, we drove to Karratha and found our way to the Mercure Inn. Washed the tent and hung it out to dry, enjoyed hot showers and then splurged on comfort food and beer. Sat in the Hotel room and enjoyed it all in front of the TV - bliss! May have bought a bit too much (never a good idea to …
With the park devastated by the recent rains, we decide to pack up and move on. Geoff went for his morning run down to Crossing Pool but the track was hard to follow and the campsite is closed because of flood damage. It's all a bit of a mess.
We stop at Deep Pool so Geoff can have a quick swim - there are hundreds of cockatoos in the trees on the other side of the swimming hole and they are absolutely deafening. Fantastic to sit and listen to.
So I think that I am finally coming to grips with Australian tourism! If you aren't visiting Sydney, I think that the department of tourism is aiming to give you the whole pioneer experience! Firstly, in true bullock and cart style, don't seal the road, even though it is used by cars, caravans and huge great trucks etc. This enables enormous ruts to develop that the bloke who made our corrugated tin roof would be ...
... today as testament to the trademanship and durability of the builders in those days. we are glad we went it's really interesting. The nearby Cemetery was also interesting with it's headstones telling sad tales, and the kids graves are always the saddest, so many lost 2,3 or even 4 little babies or toddlers in such short periods, heck it must have been ...
... park - Murujuga National Park. Deep Gorge is the most prolific Aboriginal art site in the world and contains approximately 10 000 petroglyphs. Petroglyphs are Aboriginal rock art created not by painting but by removing the outer surface of the rock using one of several techniques including pounding, abrading and scoring. Although there are no absolute dates for the petroglyphs they are estimated to be 25 000 - 30 000 ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking