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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 …
Crossed over the border! Goodbye Victoria, Hello South Australia!
First impressions of Mount Gambier were lovely. Beautiful city with lovely old buildings. We drove through the town on Bay road this led us to the Blue Lake. It is one of those lakes like Tekapo in NZ that just take your breath away. The most beautiful blue and apparently this isn't even the best time to see it. December, January and February the best time. It's only 4 hours ...
... get the washing machine fixed again and while that is happening we have made arrangements to have the recall on the car done, some bracket underneath.
We arrive on Sunday and are staying at the showgrounds and they have a trotting track. After getting van setup Larry goes and watches the trotting trials that are happening.
We can not drop off the machine until tomorrow and it is raining.
We end ...
... we visited the Umpherston Sinkhole, the Cave Garden and I did the Engelbrecht Cave Tour. The Umpherston Sinkhole was amazing, with absolutely beautiful gardens built into the massive sinkhole. The Garden Cave was right in the center of town, next to the Town Hall, and was another beautiful garden in a sinkhole. The Engelbrecht Cave was great, and the tour took you underground into two big chambers. Mon ...
... get tired of looking at that colour. Then we did school and we had a mild school mutiny in the ranks. The kids just did not want to do their school and took sooooo long and put on such a performance. Unfortunately for them, we have set the ground rules from the very beginning that they don't get to play until their work is done so we didn't finish until 2pm. We were going to head into town as there's an awesome cave there which you can go down into and ...
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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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