After a short shelter in this gazebo, we pressed on. It was a good test of our wet weather gear.
Only a few wildflowers were out so early in the season, but the heavy rain will surely encourage a lot more. This a “Cockies Tongue” or Templetonia Retusa:
In the Botanic Garden there is a section devoted to plants from the Kimberley. I was happy to see one of my favourites, a Birdflower:
This is a Wickham’s Grevillea:
We even managed to find another gazebo to eat our picnic lunch and finished off with a piece of the most delicious “impossible cake” provided by Carla, full of lemon and coconut. She wouldn’t give us the recipe, saying she made it up every time.
We walked 7.6 kms.