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Don’t Wander Off The Track

Mum may have told me not to wander off the tracks …. So what do I do pull up on the side of the road cause something caught my eye a few meters into the bush. The something ….
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Ok it was the purple enamel orchid that caught my eye but I managed to find three orchids in total today on my explorations around Collie.

The caravan park had given me a few maps and one had a trail for out of town so off I went with no real plan, I only got lost/took a wrong turn/turned to early four times that’s not bad I think.

There was Minninup Pool
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Black Diamond Lake
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St David’s Church
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Potters Gorge
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Wellington Dam (recommend a BLT from the cafe)
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The mural is amazing but my tip don’t walk around with your camera ‘She looks like a photographer’ I ended up taking several groups of ladies pics for them.

Rapids
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Gnomesville
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Watched some mining at Shovel 6
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(I’m there for size comparison)

And finally Stockton Lake
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I might go for a walk around town in a bit if I feel like it.

Posted by ChristieA 08:45 Archived in Australia Tagged road_trip adventure western_australia collie

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Wow, big day out! How awesome are those murals...and the orchid spotter strikes again. Lake shots gorgeous also.

by Angella Davey

All looks fabulous. We have a beautiful country!

by Rae Beer

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