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Oct 5, 2013 - Heading east

(Ben) Our pack-up this morning was done in rain and that, combined with final plays and farewells with new friends, meant that we took a while to get away. As we headed south from Margaret River the weather cleared a bit and we decided to make for the very south west corner of Australia - a few km past Augusta to Cape Leeuwin. At the cape there is a lighthouse and some viewing areas; a chance to see where the Indian and Southern Oceans meet. There was no helpful line in the water to tell us the exact spot, but Pip did get some good photos...

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Sep 6, 2011 - Aus - Day 125 - Trees!

Another rainy day.......weather forecast was to be sunny. We made our way to Great forest trees drive in Shannon National Park. 23km drive through the forests of magnificent beauties. There were two stops along the way where you turned your radio to 100 FM and it offered a recording of information regarding the area you were currently driving through. Very informative and cool that such a feature is offered throughout many of these National Park Forests. We happened upon a gem of a campground within the Shannon National Park. It was the...

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Aug 22, 2011 - Shannon National Park

Shannon is an abandoned logging township which is now a very pretty camping area with tall trees and the hugest, most prolific flowering wattle trees we've ever seen. Marty & Liam enjoyed a mountain bike trail ride while Erin & Viv 'took a turn about the grounds' as Jane Austen would say. Staying here was a chance to slow down and not do too much. At camp we needed to be on guard for marauding currawongs who took every opportunity to grab a snack. We also met a very tame cocky owned by some fellow travellers. Sometimes he actually travels...

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Davis Escape 2011

May 20, 2011 - Shannon National Park

We have been on holidays and homeless now for 40 days, and close to 9000km, boy that has gone fast and we have seen so much,done things not possible in Londonderry,meet so many great people and experience a range of emotions. But its been worth every moment, all part of our journey!! some good some bad! We are in beautiful Shannon National Park, pine needles, tall pine trees, a you kind of expect Yogi bear to come out of from the trees,but on picinic baskets! It was nice to relax for 2 days and enjoy a 8km walk around the park and then I...

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