First stop: South West Rocks
It’s been one week since we’ve left Sydney and our first stop is South West Rocks. For many years the camping ground here at Arakoon National Park has been our Christmas escape. During the summer holidays this place is swamped with campers and it’s nice to see it empty here now. Maybe it’s the cooler temperatures that are keeping the number of other campers down. Anyway, this amazing, tranquil place is magnificent anytime of the year.
Thorsten and I are using this stop to get some rest. Yes, we already need recuperation. The last couple of days before our departure have been hectic and we haven’t had a chance to get our head around the fact that we’re now on the road.
We also need this time for a quick gear check. Our equipment is being tested and a few little modifications (including a big chuck-out of stuff we thought we’d need, but that just clog up the van) have to be made.