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A fantastic day

Augusta, Australia


What an awesome day! Chris woke me up at 6:45am all excited to go on our next adventure. First stop was to go to Hamelin Bay where you can see loads of stingrays in the shallow water just off the beach.

Unfortunately we couldn’t see any but that could be because it was a cold morning and we didn’t want to wade up to our knees in the freezing sea. Still it was lovely to walk along the deserted beach at 7:30am dodging the washed up blue bottle stingrays. Then driving through the trees headed for the lighthouse in Cape Leuwin just south of Augusta 2 kangaroos hopped along the road just in front of us! Such an amazing sight to see them alive! Luckily we weren’t just a second faster otherwise we may have hit them! The lighthouse was a non-starter though as they wanted a $17 each entrance fee, so we thought we would give that a miss!..

But we did go and see a really old water wheel which was pretty interesting.

We then made a quick stop to see a water wheel before stopping for a coffee at a café called the last stop before Antarctica! Whilst waiting for the slowest and most expensive coffee Chris spotted out the window a dolphin! We couldn’t believe it! So after downing our drinks we went outside and was amazed to see about 10 of them right up close, about 15m away from where we were standing playing about!

Amazing! So, we sat and ate our muesli by the side of the River watching them swimming for an hour before we continued our journey. All this before 11am in the morning!

permalink written by  chrischarly on September 29, 2011 from Augusta, Australia
from the travel blog: Chris and Charly Down Under
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coffee may of been expensive but at least you got to see dolphins for free.
life on the open road looks fun


permalink written by  butchop on October 2, 2011


every thing is awesome in this post but i am much interested in that water wheel more than any thing else can any one tell me history of that.

permalink written by  dannyduke on October 4, 2011


woooooooow
i want to also go


permalink written by  sam peter on October 4, 2011


amazing and beautiful pictures.
i just love it


permalink written by  blue moon on October 4, 2011

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