Travel Blogs from Port Augusta
... from the driver – as I said, it was a big drive!
We can add an F
– flies; pesky little things they are! Actually we have seen more wildlife today
than we have seen on our entire journey – particularly Emu.
I think that as
the end of our drive neared both of us were thinking to ourselves “are we there
yet”. As we approached Lake Hart
we watched ...
... live in those conditions for 5 years, they were true colonial families.
We have laughed so much today at each others expense of course, and now we are the Three Wise Monkeys, Chris - Hear no Evil because you have to repeat yourself for the second time so now I just say everything twice because it is easier, me See no Evil because still wearing glasses because of eye infection and Karen Say no Evil because she ...
... Then we towed Mikhail and his car to the campsite. Then when everyone had set up their tent we walked of to get some firewood and came back. Then we tried litting the fire with the flint. We got some big sparks it still wouldn't catch fire. Then Cameron lit the fire with the flint. Then we had dinner which was steak and veggies. Then we sat near the fire and toasted marshmallows and made smores. Then we went to ...
... security systems to negotiate but once inside it was a very nice apartment indeed. Great views looking straight down onto the Marina and restaurants and shops etc. we can also see planes taking off from Adelaide Airport which must be fairly close to here. It is a cold, grey day here in Adelaide and is staying indoors kind of weather. However we ventured out for some lunch and found lots of choices - seafood, Greek, Asian, Italian etc. we ...
... br> overland. On the eastern banks sits the
ruins of one such barge, its heavy timbers decaying slowly. The old bridge is now a pedestrian walkway
sitting in the shadows of the huge concrete causeway that was constructed in
1972. As we walked the length of the parkway that
abuts the wharf area the waters of the Gulf glistened in the sunshine, but it
was a far from pleasant walk as the wind was so strong and cold.
Other places to stay in Port Augusta
Corner Eyre & Stuart Highways, Port Augusta | Hotelfrom $119
Marryatt Street, Port Augusta | 4 star hotelfrom $120
National Hwy 1, P.O. Box 1809, Port Augusta | 3 star hotelfrom $88
3 Loudon Road, Port Augusta | 3 star hotelfrom $118