220 - 30th August 2006 - Great Ocean Road


the view from our cabin


the cabin


Port Campbell, the town is just to the left


Loch Ard Gorge


here is where the Loch Ard rig crashed


in 1878 when it was travelling from England to Melbourne


Only two of the 53 people survived


Loch! Chris is trying to loch 'ard!


big waves


lots of arches around Loch Ard Gorge


this one was called the thunder cave, and there were steps leading down to a viewing platform near the bottom


sploosh


close up of the rock


the rig crashed just to the left of the rock


and the two survivors, Eva and Tom were washed up on this beach


another archway


view of the beach from further inland


not the survivors, but two other people!


cool waves


back at the twelve apostles, on the beach from Gibson's steps


no penguins here


just rocks and water and sand


which were very pretty


so Chris took lots of pictures


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