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... where the engine, galley car and dining car of the last Ghan train to travel from Adelaide to Alice Springs on the old Ghan narrow gauge track were parked, and available for looking through. Inside a re-created station was an extensive display of memorabilia of that slow and unreliable, but highly nostalgic train journey. Thankfully, Cathy found it interesting too!
We didn't feel like eating out in the Alice this time, so we did the ...
... then cold night!Today we decided to visit Chambers Pillar Historic Reserve, 60 km's of the Finke Track. A lovely spot, surrounded in sandstone break-aways, beautiful flood plains & stunning carpets of desert flowers. Coming over a hill about 8 km's out from the reserve, was just like looking down on the African savannah.Stunning. You would never believe that it was the western edges if the Simpson Desert. The pillar is a mini Devil's Tower (Wyoming), ...
... planning to come back in a couple of weeks time on the way home for a longer stay. But we decided that with another week of bush camping ahead of us, some laundry should be done, and the camper battery could do with a deep charge. The former got done in the caravan park we moved into, but the latter has not because our warranty replacement CTek charger barfed it. Two seconds after applying 240 volts, it made a comical series of buzzes, crackles and pops and ...
... site to watch the sunset where we were given a glass of bubbly, red wine and cheese and crackers/dips. It was lovely and all the other groups were doing the same thing so it was very sociable and a good atmosphere. The rock changes colour dramatically through the different times of day. After that we drove to our campsite and ate dinner that had been cooked over the open fire. We had kangaroo mince spaghetti! The stars were amazing, you could see shooting stars every ...
We pulled out of Tennant Creek just after 9, having had a bit of a restless night. The sky was clear and brilliant blue but there was a stiff breeze blowing as we headed south towards the Devil's Marbles (Karlu Karlu). The crosswind slowed us down a bit, along with an errant left turn into Davenport National Park about 15 kms before the Marbles. Once we were at ...
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