Gloucester Motel & Restaurant
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Crap, avoid this place! Wifi sucks. Restaurant expensive!
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... putting themselves in danger overriding my ability to climb.
But to be honest it freaked me out.
The kids were very disappointed at having such wimpy parents so we told them they can do it when they are older and we're not there to watch!
Sometimes you surprise yourself. Now, onwards to the coast....
p.s apologies about the lack of photos, we are having technical difficulties!
... it is still growing.
The Karri forests exist here too, the only pocket left in the world dating back to the time of the dinosaurs. These are big trees, maybe not as tall as the Californian redwoods, but solid and imposing. So much so that the indigenous people of the area would not travel through these forests as they were too thick to allow sunlight through to the forest floor.
With darkness falling we started to ...
... on all sides by national park.
We the headed to Pemberton, driving through the forests affected by the recent fires (apparently there was a 300km fire front). We are staying at the caravan park in Pemberton for a couple of nights with Nicci, Craig and Maizee. The kids have already made friends with kids in the park, playing spotlight tiggy. Jax has made friends with a boy from Bunbury who is a fellow Bulldogs ...
... We had breakfast at the Dog Rock, which was fine; I've settled on a 'go-to' breakfast regimen consisting of coffee, apple juice, a bowl of Corn Flakes and some whole grain toast. I've been pretty much having it every morning since we've been in Australia.
Anyway, we didn't have a huge ride planned for today; just under 300kms along the coast from Albany and then inland to Pemberton after a stop in Walpole. This area, known as the Karri Forest of the Shannon National Park, ...
... many sites here as most are under water. Allan calls it a 'wetland' well that is probably true enough. The mozzies are happy. Again this is a Mosquito Risk area, unlike up at home where it is a Mosquito Habitat.
Went for a lovely walk along the squeeky white sand beach and then settled for the night. Looking forward to tomorrow to see what we shall see. Apparently walks aplenty and cycling. Of course it does depend on the weather.