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Dec 17, 2013 - Hurting people

The weather is not as nice today but we still went out on the beach. We amazingly got three bars on our phones after having no reception for a few days, so I was able to call An Iraki friend who is going back to help people suffering from the wars. There are 500,000 Syrian refugees in Irak and 1,000,000 more in Jordan. So many people have lost loved ones in the wars and there are so many hurting people.

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Dec 16, 2013 - Cooler but nice

There is a beautiful breeze here and it is a little cooler today. It is a bit overcast as well but still a beautiful day. We walked on the beach and walked around the camp ground. There are a lot of smaller campsites here as well as a few for bigger vehicles.

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Dec 15, 2013 - Fab beach

The temperature is set to reach close to 40oC today. We left early to go to the beach. Keeping reasonably covered as it is so hot. We stood in the sea and let the waves crash into us. The undertows and currents are very strong here. We tried to put the tent up but it nearly blew away. We had a dip in the inlet. The salt is so buoyant your legs come up higher than your head which is a bit tricky. You have to swim on your back. It was nice though but not as nice as the sea. We had another dip in the sea and then made it back to the truck...

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Dec 14, 2013 - St. Mary's inlet

We eventually left the caravan park and went to the beach and then to the general store for a few more things. We left Bremer Bay for the Fitzgerald River National Park and St. Mary's inlet. It is about 35oC today. We got there and some of it was on a dirt road. The beach is fabulous with only a one or two 4WD's on it. The sea is very powerful. We found a good spot to park with a toilet close by. At busy holiday seasons this small camping area would not be able to accommodate us. There are only 13 sites most of which would be too small to...

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Dec 13, 2013 - Bremer Bay CP

I managed to get all the washing done and We filled up with water. We went to the beach and to the general store and afterwards we went to the hardware store which surprisingly sold frozen meat. You get surprises in these little places. There is a lot of infrastructure going on here and blocks of land for sale but only 300 residents although they say it swells to 8000 at Christmastime. We decided to stay another night at the caravan park and as we were settling down for the night there was a knock at the door and Bill from the caravan next...

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Oct 11, 2010 - Fitzgerald Property - Wild Block

Fitzgerald via Ravensthorpe – Wild Block 11 October 2010 Visit to the property previously owned by Dad (HJ Wild) at West River Road, Fitzgerald, WA. For those not in the know my Dad had a property of just under 4,000acres which he purchased through a ballet system back in the early 60’s. The property purchase was under certain conditions such as the requirement to be cleared and developed for farming before it could be sold. Dad sold the property in 1990. The property is currently under crop which looked fantastic. The property is now...

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Scarr Family 2010

Mar 20, 2010 - Fitzgerald River & the Serene Swans

After staying behind the dunes at Munglinup Beach, it was a breathtaking change of scenery to head into Fitzgerald River National Park. The park itself was home to an incredibly diverse range of plant species and animal and bird life. As an Internationally recognised Biosphere, it was a real privilege to spend a couple of days there, soaking up the serenity and enjoying some blissful solitude once more. The inclement weather kept the tourists away and we scored a divine spot high up on a rise, overlooking Hammersley Inlet, an ocean-fed body...

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