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I slept fairly well, but wake up early to a chilly, grey morning here in the McCullough Mountains foothills

I slept fairly well, but wake up early to a chilly, grey morning here in the McCullough Mountains foothills ThumbnailsNear my tent, this shiny black bug is having fun climbing a bushThumbnailsNear my tent, this shiny black bug is having fun climbing a bushThumbnailsNear my tent, this shiny black bug is having fun climbing a bushThumbnailsNear my tent, this shiny black bug is having fun climbing a bushThumbnailsNear my tent, this shiny black bug is having fun climbing a bush

One of my jobs as I pack up camp is to transfer all that extra water in my 10-litre black bag into my water bottles. The wind is still high this morning, and my tent still nicely sheltered from most of it.