Port Lincoln Hotel
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- Minbar in room
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Refrigerator in room
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This will be a very short blog. We've spent the last 48 hours in a little town (population ~15,000) called Port Lincoln. The reason for coming here was to do some cage diving with Great White Sharks.
Unfortunately our timing sucked. Up until 2 weeks ago when a pod of Killer Whales came through the area, Calypso Diving (our tour operator) …
... and arrived at the museum an hour after setting off. One of the shells i picked up was of the razor fish. I hadn't seen this one before and was a bit fascinated by it's size and straight shape. So there is one coming home with me.
The Maritime Museum was very good, completely run and supported by volunteers. There was a small charge to enter but it was worth every bit. The museum focusses on a swedish man who jumped ship in the 1950's - Axel Stenross, and ...
... felt safe walking past 3 hotels in the evening.
The hotel had wifi available which i connected to that night but then after a half hour of frustration went back to the reception desk and was told that it isn't available in the room. So i stood right there at the desk for the allocated hour and wrote a few notes and checked a few emails.
I am going to stop there and add a few photos for you.
Till next time....
... firewood to cook some damper. We had the place to ourselves. Damper with butter and honey and a cupper, pretty good. Very quiet night, decided to stay and cook camp oven lunch, which was delicious and a couple of locals gave us some yabbies they'd just caught in the weir couldn't get fresher, they were also good cooked on the camp fire. Rained overnight but we slept well, we walked around the weir again before the rain set in and we left. Drove about 100 kms ...
... known as being the home of the racehorse Makybe Diva rather than tuna these days! In fact there is a full size bronze statue in pride of place on the foreshore.
We cracked the best site in the van park with an unimpeded view out into the bay. We could not be built out! We were staying 4 days as we had coincided with the Sing Australia South Australian gathering.
Friday we took it easy and just did a tour of the local fish factory, a smaller operation than ...