Saturday morning, 8.30 am, it was only Warwick, Ronnie and me at the
Amity. Nobody else showed up, so at 8.45 we took off to Esperance. The
weather was great, not too hot, not too cold and not too windy.
We had lots of stops along the way, Wellstead, Jerramungup, Ravensthorpe and Munglinup. Ronnie and I get sore bums when we ride 100kms or more, so today we both had a little camping pillow on our seat and it worked much better.
After Ravensthorpe it got very windy and
quite warm. At about 3.30 pm we arrived at the caravan park in
Esperance. We got a great spot, close to the campers kitchen, showers
and toilets. Ronnie and I went to town to buy some beers and nibbles.
We filled one pannier with ice and 24 bottles of beer - great esky.
Warwick did lots of yakking and we heard great stories about his
travels, bikes and food! He also taught us some more Aussie slang. We
went to the pub for a meal and a beer. The next day Ronnie and Warwick
went for a ride to Condingup, Warwick wanted to check out the caravan
park over there.
I walked to town, went to the markets, read my book and enjoyed the
beautiful weather. We met for lunch at the bakery and went for a ride
along the beaches. Back at the caravan park for some more yakking and
more slang. Suddenly Ray and son Kevin turned up to have a drink with
had left Albany at 5 am Saturday morning and was visiting Kevin
and family. Great to see them. We went to the pub for another nice meal
and went to bed early. Warwick got woken up by a barking dog and a
screaming baby, we had earplugs in so we were alright. Monday morning
started very cloudy. We packed up had some breakfast and met Ray at
Kevin’s place. Kevin is a bee keeper and gave us a jar of beautiful
At 7.30 am we waved goodbye and headed back to Albany. Had the same
stops as Saturday, but after filling up with fuel in Jerramungup we
went to Ongerup, Borden, Amelup and the Stirlings. Warwick kept going
and Ray, Ronnie and me went through the Porongurups back home. A great