Monday, July 18, 2011

Two more Gorges and Tunnel Creek Part 1


After leaving Derby it was a long road

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 past many beautiful huge Boab trees


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onto a very rough dusty track

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to Tunnel Creek.  Clink on link for more info.

In we go with lights on our head to see a LITTLE as we walk through the black tunnel.

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Within minutes of entering we are knee deep in water and have to make our way in the DARK along the tunnel through water. Along the banks under the low hanging rocks
and back into the water again

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About halfway there was a break through and I was pleased to see some

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A Stalactite    
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Roots of trees from above go down to find water in the tiniest cracks.
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Into the dark and water again. It was well above my waist now so was holding the camera under my chin.
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Yes, at last we get to the opening
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A small climb and we were rewarded to see some Aboriginal Rock Paintings.
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Before our return through the tunnel and out the way we came.

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Will post more tomorrow.

14 comments:

  1. unreal Maria cant wait for more

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  2. what an adventurer you are!

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  3. Looks eerie, I dont like dark enclosed places (unless its my bedroom)
    Have fun on your hols.

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  4. Love the Aussie bush, those trees are gorgeous, I love the big fat trunks on them.

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  5. I've said it before, and I'll say it again. THanks for taking us on your jouney! I'm always looking foward to the next installment.

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  6. That looks like a fabulous trip. I love the tunnel and all the excitment seen below the ground.

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  7. I'm lovin my trip with you! Keep posting pic's.... :)

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  8. Wonderful photo's thanks for sharing xxx

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  9. Wow - in water above your waist! That was very brave, wonder if you knew it would get that deep. It would be well worth it to see the rock art paintings, I would think. I am certainly enjoying your travel tales - safe and happy traveling to you both.

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  10. those trees are just gorgeous! loving your photos
    xx

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  11. O MY! You are so brave and for being brave you were treated with a Wonderful gift~ Thank you for doing all the hard work and then sharing the "goodies" with us.

    I totally adore those rock art!What a wonderful treat.How in the world did you know they would be there?

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  12. wow! I love the tree roots and the paintings....what an awesome place to visit.

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