Comfort Inn CooberPedy Experience
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Travel Blogs from Coober Pedy
... if you're near here.
Kms today - 680
Road kill - None! Am I redeemed yet?
Surprise song - ELO Don't Being Me Down and Boz Scaggs Lido
Weird observation - I really shouldn't spend too much time alone! Changed time zone today-1hour change
Road condition - fabulously dangerous it's so flat and clear! Very good nick.
Weather - near perfect, temps between 20-30
Waves - 90-95% and I was grateful for every one ...
... saw a few abandoned vehicles, had a good view over the opal fields, and managed to find a couple of chunks of opal on the ground.
Did I tell you it was hot? Still 42C at about 5.30pm... I joined Cath and the boys in the pool which had been created using a water tank, and sat within a larger water tank (to help reduce the amount of dust that entered the water,and the amount of water that is lost through evaporation. After an initial and refreshing ...
... in a book. I'm sure it will make for interesting reading.
The Big 4 Caravan Park at Coober Pedy is slow. Susie is inside sorting out our admission. I try to keep the kids in the car but their patience and mine are fried. Eventually, Zane simply ignores my instructions and runs nowhere in particular. Willem follows and then Yas disappears across the span of carpark into the office after her mum. Who kbnows where the boys have gone.
... stopped raining. So here we are in bed in our fancy tent, sweating again after our nice showers that we had to pay 20c per every third minute for (correct me if I'm wrong but I thought that's what you're paying for when you pay for the camp site) and we are back to sweaty backs because it is farking hot even with the fan on us. Hopefully we get some sleep tonight because I think tomorrow is going to be very similar to ...
... all over the world, mainly Europe came to make their millions our guide Rudi an Austrian was one of them. He was one that made their fortune, he never let on how much. When he arrived people just lived in tents and water was a major issue and remained a problem until they found an underground stream few mil ryes away, I forget how many. Water is still considered precious, showers are coin operated and charge for shirt uses, I considered how lucky we are as we passed a water ...