#60 - mt. gambier -> adelaide...finish of great ocean road trip & HELLO andy! :)

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Clouds refected in the water on the beach - so beautiful!

I stopped at more gorgeous beaches today!  :)  There is defintiely a theme here. 

I LOVED my stop in Robe....I did this awesome little walk out to Long Beach & then I strolled up & down the beach for a long time.  It was SO gorgeous & the water felt great! 

After my beach walk, I treated myself to fish & chips before I hit the road.  But, I did do the GRILLED fish option & I did get DIET COKE, so the chips don't count, right?  It was so funny - there were SO many birds swarming around.  That's pretty much the case at all these shops - but I can't help but think of Finding Nemo when all the seagulls are saying "mine, mine, mine, mine".

Andy & Rocky! :)
  Anyway!

So, then, I high-tailed it as fast as i could to Adelaide!  :)  I made a bit of a mistake and actually went IN to Adelaide.  Andy lives about a half hour south & it wasn't the best driving strategy for me.  I called him up & got specific directions and I was on my way.   It was so funny though because I had to go to the bathroom SO badly for a little while.  The, finally, when I'm on the right road heading to Andy's - there's some train tracks I have to go over and OF COURSE we have to stop and wait!!!  I was DY-ING.  Thank god for McDonalds - there was one right after the train stop & I was saved.  :) 

The whole trip was definitely a bit longer than I thought it would be - but hey, I made it!  It was so great to see Andy & Maggie & their kids!  Woo hoo!! 

The minute I saw where he lived (technically port noralunga, south of adelaide), i realized i should have planned more time here!!!  :(  (i have a flight to bangkok on friday...boo!) 

Maggie made a delicious dinner - surf and turf and didn't tell me until later that I was actually eating kangaroo!!  It was actually quite tasty!!  We then went out to see the sun set.  SO happy to be here.  They are just the sweetest & so hospitable!  And if you know Andy, you know that there was plenty of freshly brewed beer!!

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Clouds refected in the water on th…
Clouds refected in the water on t…
Andy & Rocky!  :)
Andy & Rocky! :)
The obelisk at Robe.
The obelisk at Robe.
It took me many takes to get that …
It took me many takes to get that…
Aw - Union Street cafe.  :)
Aw - Union Street cafe. :)
Thats Union Street - a bit differ…
That's Union Street - a bit diffe…
Long Beach in Robe.
Long Beach in Robe.
I loved this beach!
I loved this beach!
And another cloud relecting shot!
And another cloud relecting shot!
Thats me on Robe.  :)
That's me on Robe. :)
I love these fish n chip shops!
I love these fish 'n chip shops!
My health lunch - GRILLED FISH, DI…
My health lunch - GRILLED FISH, D…
Lobster on the side of the road.  …
Lobster on the side of the road. …
Steph - this ones for Jonny.
Steph - this one's for Jonny.
The view while Im driving.  Dont…
The view while I'm driving. Don'…
Just such a gorgeous day!
Just such a gorgeous day!
That white stuff on the ground is …
That white stuff on the ground is…
Love the driving mirror pictures!
Love the driving mirror pictures!
Maggie & Andy at sunset in Nouralu…
Maggie & Andy at sunset in Noural…
My first sunset in Adelaide/Noural…
My first sunset in Adelaide/Noura…
Another pretty shot of the sunset.
Another pretty shot of the sunset.
Andys Beer Room.
Andy's Beer Room.
Adelaide
photo by: shirlan