North Star Inn
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We had called in at Melrose on our way across to WA three months ago so Leon could suss out the MTB riding at Mt Remarkable. And so it came to pass that we would stop here on our way home.
The North Star Hotel provided a warm welcome and yummy meal. The Melrose Showground provided ...
... venturing into, the rain was causing many road closures. We had to reassess our travel plans as it was unsafe to move off the bitumen and the weather forecast was for more rain to come.
We had another new addition in our travelling equipment which got put to good use with all the rain. New rubber boots for both of us.
A second night at Orroroo taking advantage of some township hospitality was in order ...
G'day viewersso having rocked up at Melrose on Sunday afternoon, we met the caretakers - Roly and Maggie and old couple who lived on site @ the showgrounds in an old bus and decided on a non powered site of $20. The facilities were great, basic but all we needed was there. Power in the camp kitchen, hot shower in the footy club rooms 1/2 44 galon drums to have a fire and the best bit 110 acres to ride our ...
Our thoughts had been to travel north about 50 kilometres to Quorn but after looking at the map we decided to change direction a bit and travel south east towards Peterborough to explore some of the inland country side. Our map showed we had a choice of several dirt roads travelling more direct to Peterborough away from the main arterial routes.
We spent time walking around the small township ...
... direction, turned the engines off and from a stationary start, rolled what appears to be up hill (not convinced). The sun was setting and there was still one hundred kilometres to go, so we stopped at a roadside camp out of Orroroo. This was extremely cold, we needed a fire but it was too dark to find wood. We swigged on port in a feeble attempt to stay ...