Giddaye from Albany,
We left Norseman at dawn and went
via the bush on some wandering bush track through the scrub to
get to Wave Rock - and it was worth it - not only to see the
wheat cropping areas, salt pans - dozens of them from a few
metres wide to kilometres and all white with salt crystal or
water bases - but also for the rock itself - an amazing natural
phenomenon. Miles of rolling hills and low level areas of salt
pans, white banked dams, ring-necked parrots and still more
Note Dad standing at the base of
Albany is a thriving port town of
18000 with many shops and spectacular ocean views - maybe one
for you tomorrow!
An early night and then - on the
I'm back!! With
Phil Dodd, as Dad flew back to NSW yesterday. Then Phil and I
left Perth after a small detour, unintentional, so we ended
going up the coast road, sorry track, all 4WD and interesting
including 5 kms of beach and then an outrageous sunset at the
The morning was amazingly clear for the Pinnacles and we only
spent an hour there - we chewed up an enormous amount of data
before we headed north again. Rain squalls hammered us as we
visited the WA Museum in Geraldton - excellent shipwrecks
display, and then onto Kalbarri seeing the pink lake and 100m
high coastal cliffs on the way. My road kill collection grows
with a marsupial mouse and western grey roo today.
John McGregor has done a great job in putting each day of the
trip on www.lenzell.com when he is not suffering too much envy.
He has built both my websites with minimal input from me -
awesome stuff - see him at the little frog at the bottom of my
site pages. Or www.websitemarketing.com.au
I hope all goes well with you.