Friday, July 22, 2011

Lots to See (long post)


We arrived in Kununurra late Sunday afternoon. So thought it best to go to the Information Bay for directions to the Caravan Park.
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Not much help but we found our way and were pleased to set up, have a shower, something to eat and then a good nights sleep.

Monday did the washing. Then went shopping. While in town I looked at some beautiful jewellery and dreamt of buying pink diamonds but I could only afford this.
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Even the tiniest diamond you could hardly see was over $4000. AH well we can dream.

Tuesday off to ELQ. First stop Emma Gorge. DH walked to stage 2 were he sat and waited.
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I wanted to see the fall at the end of the walk.
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Which is stage 11. It was nice to hear the water trickle through the rocks as I walked and climbed over rocks.
Stage 10. The Pool.
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WOW!!!!
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        So worth the climb. Now to do it all again back to DH and then the car park.

We drove on to ELQ and decided to go on a helicopter ride along the rivers and homestead. I had had enough walking for the day. Only took this photo
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Today it was off to Lake Argyle. Click here to learn more about this amazing project. I will download some photo but it is IMPOSSIBLE to show the you how HUGE this lake is.
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There is just water as far as you can see.
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There is a lot of wild life living on the islands in the lake.
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The orange boat is the one we went on.
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Can you see the car driving along the Dam Wall ???
Before filling the Lake the old homestead was moved and is now a museum.
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The bower birds have made a home in the hedge.
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It is late now and time for bed.

9 comments:

  1. Just think of all the kayaking you could have done on that lake! You're really taking all modes of transportation, aren't you? Get some rest - it's almost FNSI for you. Hugs!

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  2. Look at all of that beauty you took in. Wonderful.

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  3. How great is that Jabiru sitting on it's nest! I had a look on the map where you are. WOW. You're a long way up top! Great photos. Hugs, Christine

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  4. whow what a great lot of pics,its is so fascinating watching this journey of yours,rest well

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  5. am loving seeing all your pics - love the bling too ;-)

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  6. O Man! How beautiful everything is! I am loving your trip.Thanks for the tip about clicking on the pictures! That REALLy brought them to life!

    Thank you so much for sharing.

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  7. Beautiful country and yes the walk is always worth the struggle to see beauty at its uniqueness. Loved all the pics.

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  8. Great photos. The waterfall is fantastic and I love the bower bird's bower. Such and interesting collection!

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  9. you hiker and adventurer you! someday I want to see all this in person and I will think of you...It is all so beautiful.

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