Smiths Beach Resort
Travel Blogs from Yallingup
... lid and the saucepan that will do duty as the kettle too.
Dulcie packs herself at every opportunity.
Time to decide about clothes but it cannot be much and followers will become very familiar with our limited travelling wardrobe.
Mark has his toys loaded, body board and fishing rod. Thank goodness for the Kindle or there would be a heap of books to pack as well.
Swim at Yallingup this morning - why are we leaving this beautiful place?
we left Peaceful Bay early yesterday and visited the forest full of tingle and Karri trees, met a quark in the forest it's a huge rodent looking chap but very nice so we hear. The tree top walk was brilliant and we drove on to Scott's friends who live near Augusta, they have 5 acres and built there own house, very beautiful spot. Going through the wine region now and staying in Margaret River, lovely although the campsite at Prevelly beach not great so we're moving on man! Here are some pics ...
... br> We watched the Melbourne Cup at the nearby Caves Hotel which
had a really cool beer garden with a ping pong table so all the kids and Dads
were entertained. With so many of us- 13 adults and 16 kids there was enough to
warrant organising the traditional Melbourne Cup sweep and we all enjoyed a
laugh when the couple who never really follow the “race that stops the nation”
took home the winning prize money.
We hung out ...
... of it's resplendently rugged beauty. We had a walk around and scrambled over the rocks and found a little area where the sea blasting in had become trapped and turned into foam. There was a big frothing rock pool of dirty brown foam. It was a wonderful sight. I couldn't resist dipping in and messing about. It was filthier than I thought and I was soon covered in the stuff much to Jay's dismay! I had it all over my hands, face, hair, shoes, ...
... climb the winding stairs to the top. Jay discovered his is not a big fan of heights. Before the tour all witnessed in the carpark some poor soul who's car had been backed into by someone that didn't put their handbrake on - oh dear. Very thankful our 4.5tonne truck was not either of those cars!
We were afforded a great view of Geographe Bay from the little balcony that surrounded the top of the lighthouse. Lee became a human spiderman as he did his lap and ...