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... a great view out over the Blackwood River and flowing into Flinders Bay.
The water wheel is a wonderful example of ingenuity to supply fresh water up to Cape Leeuwin lighthouse.
As our map shows we ...
... 25th Decided we would go on today but first we did the town walk but no Jarrah. We did find out that lots of trees were called Karri- Karri oak, Karri hazel because they were found in Karri woods -somewhat confusing. I had a chat with a lady from the Gold Coast about the flowers. She and her husband are travelling the same way as us so we may see them again. Last thing on our list before leaving Walpole was the giant trees treetop walk. No,we decided not to do that ...
... met. Funnily enough met a guy I used to work with at Housing, on the tour, we both looked at each other and realised at the same time. In the Afternoon we visited Jewel cave, underground there is no wind! What an amazing cave, with amazing formations, apparently has the longest straw in any tourist cave in the world at 5.4m. After dinner we battened down the hatches for the forecast cold front and low system arriving during the night to deliver 50mm of rain on both of the next ...
... 40 tastings, and was an all day, 10am to 5:30pm experience. Lunch was also provided, where we were served kangaroo, crocodile, delicious breads, spreads, and more cheese.
The first winery we stopped at was called Adinfern Estate. My favorite wine from there was a 2013 Malbec. I had never heard of a Malbec grape before, but the wine would have been incredible with a nice steak and potato! They also had a nice Shepherds Harmony created from ...
... and camp there some time soon as it has great facilities and the camp spots aren't too close together.
The taxi drove us back to Hamelin Bay, it was a little more expensive than we expected, $85, but we got dropped back to our car and drove back into town for lunch at the Margaret River Bakery!
Day 2 was much shorter than the previous day (less beach walking), but still tough enough to warrant a few drinks at the Colonial Brewery and a nice dinner in Margaret River.