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2nd trip to Australia: Pt 2 - Kangaroo Island & other stuff

Postby Snow Nymph » Tue Nov 25, 2008 5:45 pm

Wednesday, 19 Nov 2008
John Mellencamp, Sheryl Crow and Shane McNichol in Adelaide, Australia

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First time using my iPhone to take pix. Signs all over say "NO CAMERAS" but everyone had them. We took a cab there, so couldn't take a chance with the camera.

Sheryl Crow
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John Mellencamp (lights were bright, pix didn't come out)
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John Mellencamp's 13 year old son doing a guitar solo
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Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free . . . . Jim Morrison


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Adelaide Zoo

Postby Snow Nymph » Tue Nov 25, 2008 5:55 pm

Thursday, 20 November 2008
Adelaide Zoo

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I was pretty impressed by this 3 day old Barbary Sheep. I got tired watching the others trying to keep up. In the first 2 photos, he's in mid air.
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A lot of other cool stuff too
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I heard that echidna's back feet faced backwards, and here's proof!
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This Koala is hot. They stretch their legs out to cool down
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Adelaide to Kangaroo Island

Postby Snow Nymph » Tue Nov 25, 2008 6:52 pm

Friday, 21 November 2008
Adelaide to Kangaroo Island

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We took the ferry to Kangaroo Island, had dinner at Penneshaw Hotel, checked out the area where we saw Little Blue Penguins last time, then drove a little over 2 hrs to Hanson Bay Cabins.

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Remarkable Rocks, Admirals Arch & Seals, Snake Lagoon hike

Postby Snow Nymph » Thu Nov 27, 2008 4:01 pm

Saturday, 22 November 2008
Remarkable Rocks, Admirals Arch, Snake Lagoon hike at Kangaroo Island

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We drove to Flinders Chase National Park, and checked out some of the sites in the area. We got to watch seals play and swim laps in pools by the shoreline. We also saw another Tiger Snake and this time I got photos! We did a short hike from Snake Lagoon to Sandy Beach before heading back to our cabin at Hanson Bay.

Remarkable Rocks . . . they're huge and the only thing that stands out in that area
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Admirals Arch, where the seals play
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Got a photo of a Tiger Snake yawning before it took off
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Hiked Snake Lagoon to Sandy Beach along Sandy Creek.
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Flinders Chase National Park (recovering from 2007 fire)
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Pt 2 - Kangaroo Island - Hanson Bay

Postby Snow Nymph » Wed Dec 03, 2008 4:59 am

Sunday, 23 November 2008
Hanson Bay Marine Life and Nocturnal Koala Walk

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We walked along the beach looking for goanna's. We saw tracks of some kind of large lizard, but no luck. We saw a lot of marine life in the tidepools. When it got dark, we drove to the Hanson Bay Sanctuary for the Nocturnal Koala Walk.

Our cabin on the left
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Cool plants
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Cool waves breaking and water patterns
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Cool marine life
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Cool nightlife (Koala and a restless joey)
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Pt 2 - Kangaroo Island - searching for wildlife

Postby Snow Nymph » Thu Dec 04, 2008 2:25 am

Monday, 24 November 2008
Koala Walk in the day, Duck Lagoon and search for Guanas at Kangaroo Island

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We went back to the Koala Sanctuary to see if we could see the Koala joeys in daylight. We spotted at least 10 of the 14 we saw at night. Later we drove around looking along the roadside for Goanna's. We saw one, but it got away before we could get photos. We drove to Cygnet River, where we heard had some Koala's in the wild. We found 3 at Duck Lagoon. We didn't see many live Kangaroos since they are nocturnal, and this time of year its too hot out for them. We drove around Kangaroo Island to see some new areas before returning to Penneshaw to catch the ferry back to Cape Jervis.

Koala sleeping with Joey in her arms
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Another Koala with Joey
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Flowers
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