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... the size of the plant were postponed indefinitely due to public protests.
As we driving we thought in the distance was the Ghan coming, so drove off onto a side road to try and capture some images however turned out to be an iron ore train, which was just as impressive hurtling through this dry barren area - it is these types of images I think you remember.
Sadly it is time to say goodbye to the Stuart Highway, have travelled this road for so ...
Day 1 the Avions have left adelaide!! The sun was shining which made it a very peaceful and good drive to the base of the Flinders Ranges in Melrose. We arrived at 5:30pm and managed to set up pretty quick despite the fast leaving daylight!! Its pretty cold but girls are tucked up cosy warm in their beds with the fan heater on and Paul and I are sitting on our camp chairs outside under the stars with beanies and a couple of jackets on!!!! Ahhhhh the serenity!!!!
... Hill for lunch in the sunshine. The temperature was still quite low (12 degrees) but out of the wind and in the sun it was quite warm.
Different animals were seen today. Cows and sheep were the go. Gone were the feral goats.
We continued on our way. A left turn after Peterborough and now heading for Oororoo. Eight kilometres past town was our destination for the day. A free ...
... butter factory – made for nice photographs. 550 odd (well, some of them probably) people live in Orroroo. These days it is a service centre for the surrounding farming community, with wheat, sheep, cattle, pigs and a kangaroo meat processor being the main products. The railway service was discontinued here in 1987. It’s mid-week and the quaint little coffee shop is closed, as are a number of other stores. We often wonder how businesses survive in some of these ...
... looking like something out of a movie. From Renmark to Morgon we passed miles of grapes and citrus again. It stretches into neverland like everything here. There literally seems to be no end. I'd hate to hand pick the citrus!! This part of the journey followed along the Murray River. Waikerie is also a pretty little town but we didn't stop to explore. When we got to Morgan we had to cross on a ferry and ...