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TravelPod Member ReviewsAvalon Motel Mount Gambier
Very comfortable stay with friendly and helpful owner in reception. Large very clean room. Enjoyed our stay.
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Before we left Adelaide, we had a look at the immigration museum which gives an account of the various immigration waves that Australia has encountered and also the impact on the indigenous Australians as the Aborigines are now called.
There has been a lot of sadness over the years; the Aborigines lost a way of life that they developed over …
... seen it on the news for sure.
Monday, 6th October
Piccaninnie Ponds Conservation Park,
Telegraph newspaper January 2013 ...
PICCANINNIE Ponds in South Australia's South-East joins the ranks of the
world's most important wetlands.
of springs and limestone caves is now a Ramsar site, ranked alongside ...
Wed 6th - Farewell to the Princes Motel. Drove out to collect campervan. I had to drive the rental car following John back into the central city to drop the car off - nerve wracking. Got a bit confused at one stage going through a red pedestrian light, got told off by one pedestrian. Decided to go south to Mt Gambier to see the sink holes & craters. Very long drive. Pub dinner - had grilled ...
... and only stall at the markets. The cornflake macaroons were at least a bit better, although that sweet sugar taste sure makes my teeth chatter! Onward to Mt Gambier and the central caravan park that had been give rave reviews on Wiki Camps. The Top Tourist park got the thumbs down and at $33 a night, we did better at the non TT park for $28. The receptionist was very pleasant and told us what was around to see, so we unhitched the van and went for a drive to the Blue Lake and ...
... nothing particularly on our to-do list between Mount Gambier and Adelaide so we just randomly picked a town that looked good in the tour guides and found ourselves in Robe. Robe is a fishing village with a population of around 1,300. Like most places it had a bank, a food store, a pub and a fish and chip shop and not a whole lot else.
Interestingly, During the Victorian gold rush in 1857, over 16,000 Chinese people landed at Robe to travel overland to ...