- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... of bacteria that clog up sediment to form rocks - the bacteria changed the worlds atmosphere 3.5 billion years ago to an oxygen rich one, so we owe them a lot), Shell Beach where the beach is entirely made of cockle shells (sometimes up to 10m deep) for 100km, as the bay they are in is too salty for anything else to survive, and also stopped at Eagle Bluff, which is a lookout point where we saw ...
... them for miles... It was getting warm already, aircon on at 8.00am.
Whilst we were letting our tyres down beside Cloughs Bar inlet, which was a mixture of gorgeous turquoise and brown colours, we spoke to a guy in a Nissan Patrol who had just come out of Steep Point, and was re-inflating his tyres, to get some information on the condition and difficulty of the track, etc. The first thing he said was "The sign's not there. Some ...
... rammed fast into a deep hole in the road that you
couldn’t see until you were about to hit it.
When I say deep, I mean about 1.2 m deep by 2 m wide – big enough to
swallow a Rav 4! Chris barely had time
to yell “****, Big Bump!!” and had no time to brake before we hit it really
hard at about 50kph. The front dived
down into it and slammed into the wall of sand on the other side, like hitting
a brick wall, and then ...
... for the atmosphere. Stromatolites were thought to be long extinct, until they were discovered here in Shark Bay. This is the only place in the world that they still exist, because the unique conditions here have allowed it – The sea water here is super-salty, thanks to the extreme heat (55 degrees) and the high evaporation rate, and the ocean shelf that stops the resulting salty water mixing back into the sea. The extreme saltiness (double that of normal sea ...
On the advice of the lady on reception we didn't set the alarm early this morning. We didn't need to be told that twice!
We had come to Denham as it is the closest town to Monkey Mia, in Shark Bay. It's called Shark Bay because it is home to sharks. Tiger Sharks (up to five and a half metres) and Hammer Head sharks, amongst others, live in these waters. Thankfully Great White sharks don't, the water is too warm for them here.
Monkey Mia is called so because.. ...