Kanangra Boyd National Park Bushwalking & Camping
Trip Start May 18, 2004
50Trip End Jul 08, 2013
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On the first day, we walked three kilo meters from our cars to the camp site. It was a short walk, but our backpack was heavy. I had not carried a heavy backpack those days, the short walk was long enough to tire me. Our camp site Whalania Heights was spacious and we spotted a few kangaroos in the distance in the evening. So I expected the number would get bigger as the evening went on. So before we went to bed, we walked in the field, looking for animals, but there was no luck at the time. However, I didn't give up. Because I knew that we could watch Australian animals in the early morning, I set my alarm clock for 5 a.m. I expected that the field was full of kangaroos and wombats in the field, when I got up....
On the second day, as soon as I got up, I started looking for animals. Unfortunately, against my expectation, I couldn't spot any animals there. I tried walking extensively, but couldn't find even a single animal. I was very disappointed. However, the sunrise was so beautiful and well-worth seeing. After we had breakfast, we head off to Mt Guouogang. It is 1291 meters high and one of the highest mountain around the area. We walked on a trail for a while and in a trackless area for a long time. I had walked in a trackless area before, but this time, the walk was longer and harder
A minute after we drove off, two swamp wallabies crossed the road right in front of us. Because I had not seen wallabies so close while walking, even the small happening made me happy enough. On our way back home, we dropped by a cafe in Oberon. I intended to drink iced tea as always, but because the other members ordered milk shake, I felt like trying it, too. It was cold, sweet and surely best suited to a rest after a long walk.