Albany Road Trip

by Cellobella on Sunday, April 25, 2010 · 3 comments

As slack as all shit.

Yes that’s me… but in my defence I did travel a lot last week.

Giant Ram at Wagin

This is the Giant Ram in Wagin, home to the Wagin Woolarama.

I thought it would be a fun little detour but it added HOURS to our journey.

Still at least I got a photo of me next to some giant ram’s balls.

Me at the Giant Ram

And that doesn’t happen every day.

I stayed down at Middleton Beach near the site of the hotel I got engaged in (Easter 1992). The old hotel has been bulldozed now for some time and as you can see from the silent sock protest, the locals are not happy.

Sock protest

So far the silent sock protest has had little effect on the overseas owners.

Twilight wetlands

I had a quiet little walk around Middleton Beach, the moon was out and it was still light. Some mad buggers were swimming in what looked like freezing water.

I walked on, not tempted.

Early morning in Albany

There is something magical about the light in Albany.

Burning off

Farmers are burning off their stubble this time of year (does anyone know why they do that?) and the result is a misty, eerie light as you drive back to Perth.

Smoky Paddock

And that’s what I love about travelling on my own.

Full control of the sound system – I can listen to whatever daggy music or podcasts I like without any interference or groans.

And I can stop whenever I want to take photos – or not stop at all should I choose.

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