Camping by the Clarence River - September 07
  • About this album
  • One of our favourite camping spots, this spot along the Clarence river (I'm not giving away the exact location) is simply a paradise for relaxation. Black swans abound and the river is great for rafting.

    Resize
    Image01.jpg
    This was our camp spot - note excessive items requiring trailer :-)
    Image02.jpg
    Just the perfect spot by the river
    Image03.jpg
    Tent city
    Image04.jpg
    Our morning view
    Image05.jpg
    About 50m up from our campsite. Mieke took this next series of gorgeous shots
    Image08.jpg
    Chico - defender of the camp
    Image11.jpg
    BB - boss of the camp making sure all is well below
    Image13.jpg
    If only I could sit and watch the river all day
    Image16.jpg
    Heading off for an adverture
    Image17.jpg
    All's well and we're ready to go
    Image18.jpg
    This really wasn't the best place to launch a PVC dingy
    Image19.jpg
    And we're off
    Image20.jpg
    First set of 'rapids' - nice and gently
    Image21.jpg
    Second set of 'rapids' - a little more fun, hard on the bum with all the rocks below though
    Image24.jpg
    Made it to the finishing line
    Image26.jpg
    Being dragged downstream
    Image27.jpg
    Testing it out just ot make sure it floats
    Image29.jpg
    What a find! A cow skull
    Image30.jpg
    It's mine. All mine!
    Image31.jpg
    I wonder if I can fly to the other side?
    Image32.jpg
    Spectacularly pretty Rainbow Bee Eaters
    Image35.jpg
    Cormorant on a log
    Image36.jpg
    Watching the flowing water below
    Image37.jpg
    What a relaxing way to float down a river
    Image44.jpg
    Heading for the rapids
    Image45.jpg
    That was a long ride
    Image46.jpg
    Whoo Hoo!
    Image48.jpg
    Meet and Greet
    Image49.jpg
    Floating away into oblivion
    Image50.jpg
    Wedge Tail we saw on one of our drives
    Image51.jpg
    Wood ducks taking off
    Image52.jpg
    BB in his favourite spot high up in the casuarina tree
    Image54.jpg
    Bit of an eerie site ... cicada casts under a branch
    Image55.jpg
    Ice cream break at Tabulum
    Image57.jpg
    She had a hard day of play. Time for a comfy rest
    Image58.jpg
    Platypus - never easy to get a good shot
    Image60.jpg
    Azure kingfisher waiting for breakfast to swim past
    Image62.jpg
    BB couldn't resist the cool river water on a hot day
    Image65.jpg
    Hold on now, we're heading for the rapids
    Image66.jpg
    You sure this is safe, mum?
    Image67.jpg
    Not so scary after all, it's really fun
    Image68.jpg
    Yikes
    Image69.jpg
    We made it!
    Image70.jpg
    Washed away
    Image72.jpg
    Hey, I can do this on my own!
    Image73.jpg
    The faces say it all
    Image75.jpg
    Isn't this just pretty
    Image76.jpg
    Speeding home, passing lush fields with grazing cows