Sandpiper Ocean Cottages
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... sense. We went in a full 25 seater bus, the fifth and final tour of the night. On arrival we were given instructions to keep our hands to ourselves even if the Penguins started wandering between our feet. We watched them come up the beach in small groups of 10 - 20, follow a path right beside us and head to their nests after a break to rest and preen. We saw the chicks in the nests, half grown at five weeks old. They are the worlds smallest penguins ...
This afternoon we are off to meet Leanne and her dad Ted. Leanne is Sharon's cousin on her Mum's side. Yes she agrees, cousins in nearly every corner of Australia. She feels so blessed and fortunate.
Loads of phone calls this morning for Sharon's birthday. She doesn't celebrate the event, but does enjoy the phone calls.
After breaky we talked about Freycinet National Park. Sharon had written off last night to see if there were cancellations. The response was ...
... grown-ups stopped to say hello. On the way back, two more wild wallabies hopping along the pathway. The grown-up couldn't believe it, she was so very excited.
We got back on the bus and there was lots of chatter about the wallabies as the driver took us to a small village called Ross. Now Ross was meant to look like England, but it didn't really. There were trees and churches and a bridge, but that was about all. I did meet a nice ...
... much to see beside the fishing harbour and the view across to the Governor Island Marine Nature Reserve with the big blue sea in the back ground.
After our busy and very enjoyable day out in the great outdoors in the Freycinet Peninsular and around Bicheno, we were happy to return to our cabin to relax with coffee and a crusty bread roll, tomato and cheese. We had a lovely day but now the itchiness starts from all the big mozzie bites!
Having packed up my tent and enjoyed another scrummy camp brekkie I told a last walk along exfoliation beach to get some photos of the lagoon in better light conditions. As I was walking along I saw a seabird flying along the shoreline. I also noticed a fishing line running out from the beach and I said out loud to the bird, 'stay low, stay low'. Well, the bird didn't hear me. He got caught in the fishing line and was quickly being tumbled in ...