BEST WESTERN Alexander Motel
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We were both awake at 5am due to the incessant wind and decided to wait until we reached lower ground before having breakfast. We stopped briefly in Port Augusta to eat, where a local, pushing her belongings in a trolley, proceeded to tell us about how often she found perfectly good food that had been thrown away in the rubbish bins next to where we had parked our car. After exchanging ...
... just for old times sake. Not...... Stopped for a break at Arno Bay. This is the area where Cleanseas Tuna Ltd, propagate Southern Blue Fin Tuna, Yellow tail Kingfish and Mulloway. The fish are tricked into spawning by altering the water temperature and the light hours. The fertilised eggs are collected and after the larvae are hatched they are fed zooplankton, and when they are larger, brine shrimp and lastly pellets. After a further 30 days they are transferred to sea ...
... ended up at the Eyre Hotel in their bistro which was quite nice. Excellent steak and great coffee. Eyre Hotel Coffee Civilisation rating - 4.5 out of 5. Lost 0.5 because I had to go and remind the bartender that I had actually ordered one. I know what you're thinking, it's a pub but they had a proper coffee machine at the bar! Tomorrow we do the one and a half hour steel tour and then we will probably start the journey home. It depends on the ...
... stop with a toilet and table and chairs is unique. Whilst sitting having our lunch read through the noticeboards which were very informative within the shelter shed. Advised that within this region BHP Billiton supports the Australian Arid Lands Botanic Garden at Port Augusta which is a huge undertaking. At Olympic Dam, BHP, the community and Government agencies are uniting to have Arid Recovery which is an 86 square kilometre fenced reserve from which rabbits, ...
Departed Coober Pedy at 7am just as the sun was breaking the horizon. As we drive through town, it is as if we are the only people left. No other cars or people around, just us with empty streets and highway. Awesome sight as sunlight hits the mounds of mullock removed from the numerous mine shafts. The landscape from Coober Pedy is very arid with the vastness of the outback really setting in. As one lady working in the Marla roadside ...