Wongan Hills Wildflower Trip

On Saturday we went to the Book Bazaar. It was one of their sales and we took advantage to buy all of these second hand books. Wow! We went a little crazy. The Explore Australia 2013 book is a gift from Eversley. We caught up over lunch at the Wembley Foodhall afterwards. It was a chance to discuss some ideas for our trip to England next year.

We had time for a rest when we got home before Matt arrived. After the usual, after some gardening with Stephen, Matt came in to keep me company (help) whilst I cooked tea. We made enough food for several meals as we wanted to have pre cooked meals for our trip to Wongan Hills to see wildflowers.

Yesterday we spent the morning packing up (I did a lot of reading and got through my first book from the new collection). We then drove to Roleystone and had a leisurely afternoon tea with Marie and Geoff. Marie was feeling tired after having driven part of the way home from Albany and she had already had a visit from her kids, but she didn’t hurry us away. We ended up leaving at about 4.30 p.m. on our way to a free camping area close to Toodyay. We travelled through the back ways to Toodyay road, fueled up at Gidgie and made it to the camping area by about 6.00 p.m. There was still enough light for some sunset photos.

for some unknown reason, these sunset photos are upside down – adds some interest perhaps?


Dumbarton Bridge, near Toodyay. The river is the Avon.

We had a little bit of internet, one bar of 3g last night. This morning we have made a bee line to the Toodyay Bakery for coffee, bread and rolls, and internet access. We travelled about 100 kms yesterday and it’s now only about another 100 kms to Wongan Hills.


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