Ridgemont Executive Motel and Restaurant
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- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Business Services
- Free parking
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... with Ally and Jack and so he missed Monday, putting us behind slightly but with a little but of push we got it all done!
We had a lovely break away with the Appleton's, where we kindly stayed with them in their unit which had an excellent view of the beach and Magnetic Island. We could see the exact spot where me and Emma took a walk down the strip the night before we took the ferry to Maggie Island a few months back.
Friday night ...
... were soon sipping bellinis under giant brollies! Luckily the rain stopped after the first 15 minutes and a lot of French toast had been consumed. The rangers brought out 3 reptiles for us to look at, feed and hold as a 'starter' to our animal experience. The 2 smaller ones looked like they had lion mains and there was a bigger one which we affectionately called 'Stumpy' as he didn't have a tail and looked more like a log and felt like a hot, scaly leather ...
... the ??? We were absolutely swamped by birds, they were on my head and arms, they were unbelievably noisy and really hurt clawing me for the food. I ran away and escaped almost immediately. The tour was really good, we learnt a lot about the wildlife, most significantly that koalas are not bears, they were referred to as bears as poachers from England used to stuff them! After the tour me and Lauren got the local bus 10 minutes away to a place where wallabies ...
... and Kookaburras, chirped, whistled and dive bombed; the cacophony squabbled in the trees and played in the sprinklers until dusk when the bats awake with even louder squeals. The giant fruit bats fly so low, are so large, and so numerous that you can hear the beat of their wings. A family of wallabies nervously appeared from the bush but hopped away just as quickly as we relayed to and from the toilet. We have no neighbours and think we're going to like it - providing we can sleep, it's ...
... for the hostel so had to get a taxi. Got to the Hostel and they were out doing a shuttle drop...
Room seemed alright. Got the bunk in the corner.
Went out to get some food, was a shop called 'BI LO'. It wasn't cheap enough to have that name though.
Got back and found that the hostel doesn't have and plates or cutlery... So from ...