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... a ride on the little train to go to the end of the bridge. We gave this one a miss! Why would you take a ride on a little train if the bridge might collapse when you walk on it???
Friday morning I had an appointment with the Dentist to have a tooth extracted (Werner was very happy that I was unable to talk for an hour). Straight after we were on the road again.
That's it for now. Will update again soon.
We left Cape Range/Exmouth intending to go to Quobba Station to camp on the coast but time was against us so we pitched up in Carnarvon instead. We managed to snag the last spot at the Wintersun park and after working out how on earth to get into it we set up in time to head out for dinner. Not too much on offer in Carnarvon on a Sunday night so we ended up at the roadhouse ...
... The earth was red as blood, the night sky finally clear and the stars burning so bright you could almost touch them…. and there was no rain.
Tomorrow’s plan, the final push! To the beginning of pt 2 of our adventure into the great unknown. As we slipped from this world to woozy dream land filled with indians and cowboys we once again knew, that tomorrow would be nothing like today.
... Before Wendy, I and Aero took the tourist train out to 'almost the end’ of the 1 Mile Jetty – you cannot get right to the end due to cyclone damage. Aero absolutely loved it especially when the driver blew the horn. So on the way back to the terminal we endured around 20 horn sounds!!
That afternoon we headed about 75km north to visit the blowholes at Quobba. When we arrived we drove south assuming (given ...
... s first Earth Station site. The OTC dish assisted with the relaying of satellite signals for international telecommunications and alongside the Carnarvon Tracking Station was instrumental in the NASA spaceflight programs including the first landing on the moon. It was also from here that Australia received its first satellite television broadcast. The facility was closed after assisting with the tracking of Hailey’s comet in 1987.