Ophir Reserve Autumn Camping (Part 2)

Monday, May 15, 2017
Camping with Dogs
Ophir Reserve Campsite NSW Australia
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Ophir Reserve Campsite NSW Australia
Ophir Reserve Campsite NSW Australia
Camping with Dogs
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Ophir Reserve Campsite NSW Australia
Ophir Reserve Campsite NSW Australia
Ophir Reserve Campsite NSW Australia
Ophir Reserve Campsite NSW Australia
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Ophir Reserve Campsite NSW Australia
Ophir Reserve Campsite NSW Australia
Ophir Reserve Campsite NSW Australia

 Ophir Recreation Reserve Camping Site, Lower Lewis Ponds Road, Ophir NSW 2800 Australia

Following up from Part 1 of this Camp Trip series, we continued our night sitting by the warm fire. When we turned off our head lamps, lanterns and torches, I managed to see the milky way and all the stars. It was breath-taking and I spent hours staring up at them while I listened to my friends share stories.
For supper, we were treated to delicious home made stew full of beef, chorizo, carrots and potatoes. We warmed our bodies with Lindt hot chocolate and heated milk.
For breakfast me and Betty got some hot cross buns, smeared Nutella inside, and stuffed in three marshmallows. We then wrapped the bun in foil and put it into our fire for a couple of minutes. Once toasted we opened the foil and the the Nutella and marshmallows had melted into a yummy gooey mess. It was so amazing I vowed to make these at every camping trip from then on.

We finished the day off by hiking small trails around the Reserve and playing with visiting dogs. With our coffees in hand, we packed our tents and divided up the food.

With such a beautiful backdrop of yellow and orange trees, it was hard to leave this place! But I know I will be back, especially around May when I know the leaves start turning gold. Thanking Hai for his organisation and the contributions everyone made into making this camping trip so fun.

Directions to Ophir - From Orange NSW, start at Icely Road driving towards Lower Lewis Ponds Road. Once reaching the T intersection, turn right on Lower Lewis Ponds Road. Brown sign pointing will say "Ophir".
Follow this road (it will go from tar, gravel and dirt roads), you will pass the Carbone Council gate. The road starts descending, follow the road slowly and you will reach Ophir Recreation Reserve. The beautiful tree and river will be on your right, toilets to your left.


Carla Ramalho said...

Thanks for the visit, great photos ^_^

Laura - Alagoz said...

Looks like lot of fun! I haven't been camping such a long time x

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Paola Lauretano said...

Such a cool experience, great pics!
Kisses, Paola.

Kathrine Eldridge said...

This camping experience looks amazing! That breakfast sounds so tasty right now. Amazing photos!


Rach DiMare said...

That breakfast sounds so delicious! Not going to lie, I want to try making it too haha! Sounds like an awesome experience!


Hena Tayeb said...

Looks like you all had a great time. I have never been camping.

Pirilampos Marte said...

Oh i love it *.*

Rafa Oliveira said...

Great photos.
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vaishali verma said...

Ooh. This looks uber fun girl.

awhite said...

Such a peaceful spot- and I love hiking! You guys had so much fun!

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Nevena Krstic said...

Beautiful photos! It looks like a lot of fun! :) xx

Jalisa Giron said...

This looks like SO much fun, girl! Oh, and are those donuts you heated over the fire?! OMG!!! They look so delish! Thanks so much for sharing, girl, you're inspiring me to give camping a try, my mom would be so happy, haha. Have a great week ahead!



Katherine Tran said...

I've never been camping, this looks like fun!


Abigail Alice x said...

amazing photos, they definitely make me want to go camping again soon!

Abigail Alice💕

Talyta Xavier said...

Great photos.
Amazing photos
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Está rolando sorteio no blog
Beijos *_*

Adriana R. said...

Omg so much fun! Love this photos <3
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Midnight Effect said...

i love the photos :D

tell me a thing..your dog is a mini groodle? *.*


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Pilar Bernal Maya said...

such an interesting post dear
thanks for sharing
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Magda Carvalho said...

wow amaizng photos

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Plume d'Auré said...

Oh this is so cosyyy ! love this kind of camp days.
Plume d'Auré

AryaChic said...

Again, this looks soooo relaxing. I hope you had an amazing time being one with nature


Yuka said...

how cool! I just went camping the other day too and it was so fun!


Cata said...

How cute are these pictures!


Laura Mitbrodt said...

This looks so fun, great photos

Beauty Unearthly said...

Interesting post my dear, thank you for sharing :-)

Adrika said...

great :)

Dressed With Soul said...

I see it is really a cool experience!
xx from Bavaria/Germany, Rena

fitfabfun Jane said...

This looks so much fun! Love all the beautiful pics!
xo, Jane

Gabrielle said...

This really does look like such a special adventure - totally immersed in nature and the outdoors! Oh my gosh, I can't get over how adorable the dog in the fleece is - ahh!

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Desires In Style said...

Such a nice adventure! Cool pictures!
Agnese & Elisa

My Stylish Corner said...

Such an amazing post dear! Love the photos and it seems like you had so much fun!


akiko hiramatsu said...

Look so fun, Natalie!!
I love seeing fire :)


NaRong said...

Thanks for the visit, great photos ^_^

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