Hunting for platypus
Last week we had some Australian relatives to stay and this week, after trouncing the Wallabies last weekend, the All Blacks have a chance to clinch the tri-Nations trophy when they play Australia again in Christchurch. So I thought we’d switch to an Australian topic for this post.
Several years ago we visited the Otway Peninsula in Victoria. We went hunting for platypus in a wonderful early morning excursion. The place was Lake Elizabeth, formed when a landslide dammed a stream more than 50 years ago. It’s a remarkable place: