With four days off work for the Easter break we headed into the New England region to Walcha with some mates, hoping to explore some waterfalls and a special little church.
The weather wasn’t overly kind but it also wasn’t a wash out, so we cant complain too much.
We stayed at the Walcha caravan park, which is just off the main road. the staff were super friendly and able to point us in the right directions for a few spots to check out over the weekend. the camp sites are a nice size and we were able to set up towards the back away from the few others that were camping. the van sites were quite full, but i do think that weather probably played a part in the park not being full. the amenities are also very nice, with a great little kitchen and clean and tidy toilets and showers. This is definitely a park that we would come back too.
We had planned to rise early on the Saturday for a sunrise, but the sound of pretty decent rains on the canvas told us that bed was a much better option. After some breaky we decided to head out into the weather and over to the Gostwyck chapel. This is a pretty ‘famous’ chapel among photographers and we were keen to get our camera pointed in its direction.
After spending a little bit of time at the chapel we hit the road and explored around the surrounding areas. Along one of the back roads on our way back to camp we found an old farmers front yard full of old farming machinery just begging to be photographed!
Sunday morning we tried out luck again at sunrise, this time without the sound of rain, but some pretty heavy cloud hanging around.
By the time we headed back to camp, had some breaky the weather was starting to break up, so headed to Apsley Falls and walked around the beautiful gorge – i would love to see this place after some decent rains !!
With our long weekend coming to a close, the weather started to improve – of course and it was time to hit the roads for home – the long way round on the dirt road highways !
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