WOOPI




Very lucky up here on the north coast, why ?, well only 3 kms west from the Woolgoolga roundabout you enter the Sherwood nature reserve and Wedding Bells state forest. These two parks are so thick with flora and fauna it is not funny. I travelled further west up on gentle annie road untill i came to Mary's Waterhole Aboriginal Site. This water hole is of traditional significance to Gumbaingerra Aboriginal Women. It's waters are believed to posses healing powers and are reported to ensure a successful pregnancy. 

Westwood from here i passed a gnarly hill called Widow-maker, didnt have a go as i was exploring as an easy day. Since july this year loggers have had part of our forest shut off due to vandels getting to the machines, hopefully we'll get it back soon. Other places i visited were- wahioo lookout where you can see for miles, had lunch at a little creek called madman's, stopped and checked out a landslide that happened about 6 years ago, where two massive slabs of rock decided to break away from the cliffs above. 

The only real 4wding i did on this day was up a section called "steps and stairs", just some fun rocky ledges in about 4 sections. All in all a great day which took in some great views, wild flowers, the odd wallaby and seeing the diversity of plant life in which we have here on the north coast










Post a Comment