We get up and have a restful breakfast. I really hate my knee because I now cannot see my knee cap because of the swelling! The Brace no longer fits on the knee. So it looks like I get to stay at the camp site tonight and do some learning on the internet. I do have the rest of you who can go and take my camera! Then I can participate in the talking circle tonight by asking everyone what the pictures are.
We didn't have any encounters of the Snake or Reptile kind last night and feel safer because of that. So we pack up and make sure our campsite is very clean and get back on Gibb Road heading towards our campsite for the night. As we go we see more beautiful scenery and boab trees. We keep a sharp eye out for the wildlife here to see what we can spot.
As we travel I snap a lot of pictures so instead of narration I'm going to switch to the pictures I snapped. I couldn't even do the scenery justice. It was just amazing!
From the movie "Australia" I couldn't help myself. hehe
As we keep driving we finally come upon El Questro Wilderness Park. The park is a privately owned Wilderness park that was previously a cattle station located in the Kimberley region of Western Australia. The park is located 110 kilometers West of Kununurra and can be accessed by the Gibb River Road. The park encompasses an area of over 1,000,000 acres that extends some 80 kilometers into the heart of the Kimberley.
The station was first established in 1903. The English aristocrat, Will Burrell, bought the cattle station in 1991 and developed it into a wilderness park tourist destination. The park still runs 8,000 head of cattle on the property.
There are 3 resorts in El Questro: Emma Gorge (offering safari cabins), The Station (bungalows and camping) and The Homestead (luxury rooms and suites) - all operated by Delaware North. We are going to The Station to camp.
El Questro Waterfall
As the sun sets we spot this lovely scene.
We eat our supper and all gather around and chatter about our day we had. We also share all the picture we took. It's always interesting to see all the different things people take pictures of. As we wind down I go to bed and sleep working on getting the strength to go on the outing tomorrow.