|Pines Camping Area, Watagan State Forest|
It did rain a little while we were there but nothing major. There were a few leeches to keep Vaughan happy. They were scooped up with mutterings of "come here my gorgeous" - and stored in a (recycled!) 3-litre juice bottle!
Of course, the rest of us find it difficult to appreciate the beauty of the blood-suckers and Erin in particular generally wears her longest striped socks, hoping bright colours will deter any leeches (or she will spot them more easily when they attempt to assail her legs)!
(You can see Vaughan's bottle of "lovely leeches" resting on the seat in the pic below).