Camping by the Clarence in March 09
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  • Another of our regular camping trips by the Clarence River near Tabulum. This time the group was a tad larger to add to the excitement. Did some adventurous 4WDriving with stories to tell.

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    The Clarence River just a little downstream from where we normally camp
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    The camp site
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    Michael by the Taj Mahal
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    On a drive along the Bulldog track, we came across a spot with giant granite boulders ... no boulders here, just the view
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    Scrambling up the rocks
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    The mini-convoy
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    Playing on the log
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    Isn't this tree clever to hold up a piece of granite.
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    Someone got bitten by this very ant ... twice!
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    Another little spot we stopped at to collect firewood.
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    These kids ran at the first mention of helping to collect firewood
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    Just look at how much these two really enjoy talking to each other
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    A very pretty little creek that lured some unsuspecting 4WDs into
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    Checking to see the damage the first car did to the creek
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    More 'tranquility'
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    About to make an attempt to challenge the little creek
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    And here we go
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    A few moments later, with snatch rope in place
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    Actually, the engine was hot and just needed a cooling off
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    :-)
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    Back to square one
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    OK, we'll try some other route now
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    We did eventually make it to the Forest Camp site ... and what a relife for some who found thos outhouse
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    Maybe if I climbed through this window I could get in
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    Message left in disgust
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    Everybody say "cheese"
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    The start of the great race down the river
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    Once contestant had live outboard motors on command
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    Maybe I can get to the finish line faster if I ran part of the way :-)
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    And the hydrofoil girl floats above her boogey board as she makes it close to the finish line