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... witness sunrise, I am alone, but this area is known as a kangaroo hot spot so I have company as I await the sun's appearance above the horizon.
I enjoyed a little kangaroo mob coming together as the tourists clicked away at their cameras. I didn't get too close but the pictures tell the story well enough!
The Yuibera ...
I woke early and took Ethan for a walk to check out the area, and it did not disappoint. We walked up to the lookout and witnessed yet another great sunrise, and also along the beachfronts and checked out some awesome houses.
After the walk it was a quick breakfast and we all piled into the cars and headed out the Eungella National Park for the day.
Euungella is 60km out of Mackay, right on top of a mountain range, so the last ...
... and drove for a first stop at Proserpine.
We had decided we were going to check out the campsite at Seaforth for our next stop, as quite a few people had recommended it.
We arrived around 1pm and were not disappointed: and we were given a beautiful spot right on the beach front - $21 per night or $95 for the week. So at this stage as the weather is good, looks like we may stay here for the week!!
We have now moved to the van park near the Marina as it is very close to Sharpes where Steve will be working for the next 4-6 weeks.
We have met up with Sue and Geoff who are also travelling and working at Sharpes so while the boys are off playing at work, Sue and I are doing a daily walk followed by coffee and shopping - as any normal women would.
This week is going really quickly as we are doing lots of discovering the best places to go for walks and so far have done ...
... for people to pull over on that side of the road. Anyway, the guy seemed safe and said he wasn’t from the area but could give me a lift to the station if I wanted. I said yes please and hoped in.
He was from Gladstone I think, and was driving up to Mackay to sell his ute and get a new one. We talked about me running out of petrol and had a good laugh. The gas station turned out to be only 10 or 15k back down the road. Yes, back the way I had just come from. I ...