The Old Mount Gambier Gaol
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... reasonably priced meal was probably the best pub meal we have ever experienced. We all ate in excess, not wanting to leave any of the delicious food on our plates. The only disappointment was the signage that non consumed food was not permitted to be taken, or we could have had enough food for another day, and still been satisfied with that night’s tea.
Some of the photo’s attached are a sample of tree carvings along the streets of this tiny ...
... the year 1800. Armed with information we set off and visit ; Umpherston Sinkhole, once a cave, formed through the dissolution of the limestone, and was created when the top chamber fell to the floor of the cave, creating the perfect environment for its 'sunken' garden. It was originally beautified by James Umpherston around 1886, when he purchased a large amount of land that surrounded the sink hole. Within the sink ...
... age and exhaustion set in and took in the amazing views both looking into and out of the crater. I did the upper circumference myself and was rewarded with my first sighting of a wild Aussie wallabie along with amazing views of the surrounding farmland and small patches of rainfall in the middle distance. Then it was back to the car and on to the blue lake; pretty self explanatory as to what we found there. Then it was the cave gardens, followed by the nearby sinkhole gardens ...
... excavated and dated many of the fossils in Naracoorte Caves and have reconstructed the skeletons of a number of the megafauna that inhabited the area so many years ago. ........ We pulled up at Penola, the home of Mary MacKillop, the first saint (and only?) in Australia. We only had a quick look at the school and church, choosing not to go through the interpretive centre. We had quick bite of lunch and a piece of very dry carrot cake that I decided to buy from the lonely guy at ...
... taking it all in by staying away from the main highways and wondering down back roads with nothing but a rough direction in mind.
It all started with a short westbound mission, the goal reaching the coast. Next, the objective became to head south and stay close to the coast. Wondering in and out of the beach side neighborhoods of Adelaide and its suburbs with random stops anywhere that looked enjoyable. Slowly, as we got further and ...