A different point of view

Sunday was the day of rest for the weedies so we took a six hour bushbash, and what a bash it was. I have the scratches on my forearms from crashing through the underbrush, and a bruised ego due to my s l o w descents on open rock, to prove it.

It was fabulous because it took us to a part of the island we didn’t get to last time, largely because the bush was thick we thought it impassable. Apparently, it wasn’t.

We saw the compound from the northeast.
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Three cairns, if you count one with about five rocks in it, but definitely manmade.

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A sea eagle’s nest spilling from the cliff face. It must have been at least six feet tall.

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We lunched at the base of the elusive pulpit rock. It was a perfect day.
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From sea level, we just “popped up” the hill, through the brush, “popped along the ridge”, through said brush, to another hill, then descended along a slip sliding rock dirt slope. I wasn’t pretty.

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But the views were stunning, the company fun and the swim in Garden Cove at the end was outstanding.

3 thoughts on “A different point of view

  1. Ha ha! Glad you made it to Pulpit Rock – it is definitely a must do however no one warns you re the bush-bashing. That scrub grows thicker each year. So much to see, so much to enjoy – soak it all up while you can. XX

  2. Thank you so much for sharing your incredible life with me. The view I see every day is ever so different, and I can’t imagine how beautiful that all must be. I imagine myself breathing deep of some of the freshest air you could have. The sea, the sun, thank you, thank you.

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