Cape Le Grand

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  • Inside one of Cape Le Grand's crystal-clear waves
    Inside one of Cape Le Grand's crystal-clear waves
  • Brumbies on the beach.  Obviously not great tucker - they're not exactly plump.
    Brumbies on the beach. Obviously not great tucker - they're not exactly plump.
  • Our lunch spot for the day.
    Our lunch spot for the day.
  • The kids spent hours making sand balls.  And throwing them at each other.
    The kids spent hours making sand balls. And throwing them at each other.
  • The storm rolls in.  This lightning storm would start all the fires later that afternoon.
    The storm rolls in. This lightning storm would start all the fires later that afternoon.
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  • Hellfire Bay
    Hellfire Bay
  • Aaahhhh...... a WA sunset once again.
    Aaahhhh...... a WA sunset once again.
  • Thistle Cove
    Thistle Cove
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  • Hellfire Bay
    Hellfire Bay
  • The fires start to spread. By now, ash was falling on the beach.
    The fires start to spread. By now, ash was falling on the beach.
  • Hellfire Bay starts to live up to its name.
    Hellfire Bay starts to live up to its name.
  • Racing back to camp to pack up and be evacuated.  60 be damned.
    Racing back to camp to pack up and be evacuated. 60 be damned.
  • Leaving the park, we could see the flames in the distance.
    Leaving the park, we could see the flames in the distance.
  • The smoke blocked out the sun.
    The smoke blocked out the sun.
  • Being escorted out of the national park.
    Being escorted out of the national park.
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  • Quagi beach.  Not a bad alternative, once we became used to the idea.
    Quagi beach. Not a bad alternative, once we became used to the idea.
  • The kids spent their time searching for crabs while Andy fished.
    The kids spent their time searching for crabs while Andy fished.
  • Pulling out for home on our last morning.
    Pulling out for home on our last morning.
  • A convoy of fire trucks heading for Esperance.  And this was two days later.
    A convoy of fire trucks heading for Esperance. And this was two days later.
  • Stuck behind a silo on wheels.
    Stuck behind a silo on wheels.
  • Emily Ann!!
    Emily Ann!!
  • Hangin' Ten at Wave Rock.  I think Zach has wiped out.
    Hangin' Ten at Wave Rock. I think Zach has wiped out.
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  • The view (and strange green lake) from atop Wave Rock.
    The view (and strange green lake) from atop Wave Rock.
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  1. Lyn Johnston /

    Emily ann & lake johnston!! Really have enjoyed your blogs trace! this one was a little dramatic but ended well thank heavens! Dave & chels also had good timing with the bushfires!

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