Torndirrup National Park – Being a Human Being …
Sharing a Golden Gaytime

Torndirrup National Park – Being a Human Being …

Breakfast at the Three Anchors Middleton Beach was generous and set us up well for a day’s hiking, although the day started cool and damp, which took a while to clear.  A short distance out of Albany brought us to the Gap and the Natural Bridge in Torndirrup National Park, both of which can be visited from the same access point.  Even in dull weather, they were pretty spectacular.  The power of the Souther Ocean rages beneath you as you reach over the ledge to take your photo, backed by the safety of some mega sized steel girders.  The rock is Gneiss (pronounced ‘nice’ endearingly) – a meta orphic or ‘changed’ rock.

A short drive away along th coast brings you to the blowholes.  When they blow, these could be pretty spectacular I think – up to 3m high – but they weren’t blowing today.  You could hear them beneath you, but you couldn’t see them.  The path was slippy in the rain and the health and safety protection left a bit to be desired – there was nothing there basically other than a sign that looked like it was ready to blow away into the ocean.  You could have easily stood practically on top of a blowhole and not even realised it – until it blew.

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