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We explored the quaint town of Kimba visiting the lookout at ???? To see the view over the area and the iron statues of Edward John Eyre and his Aboriginal Tracker who crossed the Nullarbor in 1841 and explored a lot of these areas by foot during the 1830-1840s. There were also some small caves here that have been picnic areas for school excursions and apparently the local kids like to come up here for sleep outs! We ...
... Australia and the Northern Territory. It is considerably noisier than the Flinders Ranges!
We spoke with a local accommodation manager and he told us the causeway
bridge across the Gulf carries 18,000 cars and 3,000 trucks every day.
A quick trip
into the supermarket and liquor store to top up on our supply of non-perishable
items – we are pleased at how much we can store in ...
Last couple of days in the Flinders were great.
Thursday did the gorgeous gorges again and headed to Parachilna Pub for lunch. Miki had kangaroo tail pie which was shaped like a kangaroo tail. He said it was good but it freaked Wendy and Aly who had more traditional fare.
There are so ...
... banks of the river. How are we going to fit it all in before our 11am take off!!! With a quick tour of the park it was now time to get this baby up......eeeekkkkkkk!!!! A camp ground full of seasoned travellers and us first timers....surely nothing could go wrong!!!! A few "where does this go" "how does this work" moments and phew she was up. The very tired gourleys were all tucked up very early and out of the rain that hit not long after dark. A few sighs of relief and shut eye for ...
... happily, accustomed!
We had a couple of days before heading north. On Tuesday Annette & Paul took us to visit Orroroo, about 50km east. The name Orroroo is thought to be derived from the Aboriginal “oorama” meaning “rendezvous of the magpie” – of which there are plenty about, including those painted on the historic buildings ‘walk’ around the township. As always, Paul’s informative commentary was terrific. ...
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