Photo of the Day: Bell Gorge Western Australia

The smile says it all! I was sooo looking forward to this swim. Bell Gorge is a camping site on station on the Gibb River Road, Western Australia. We’d driven all day on dusty, rutted roads, knowing that somewhere near the camp site was a crocodile free swimming hole! We arrived about an hour before sunset – threw the tent up and drove 5 minutes down the road to find this rather idyllic spot!
swimming Bell Gorge Western Australia

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Vietnamese visa - issued at SGN Airport

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