BEST WESTERN Alexander Motel
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... on minor roads as they were steep and windy but we didn't bother as we came into Port Pirie.
Port Pirie on the map was a major town, but on a Sunday there wasn't much happening. We had to deal with some phone calls in the town itself (we had seen a job advert for harvest work in WA and was checking it out) and a few more phone calls to caravan parks deemed it too expensive for us to stay so ...
... First one, too busy, but try this one we were advised it was closer. Eventually found it after exploring some of the lovely back streets of Hyde Park, Liz likes the houses and wants to move here, until she went and found a coffee shop and PAID! Meanwhile the nice Nissan man plugged in his computer, found the fault code, checked it out and advised that as he had suspected EGT (exhaust gas temperature) sensor decided it was a bit warm and we should have ...
We left Whyalla just before 10 am and set off for Port Augusta about 75km away. The weather was fine , the road good and the traffic light so we made good time and were soon turning onto the Stuart Highway heading north toward Alice Springs. We chose our first Campsite at Lake Hart, just past Pimba. This was a lovely spot overlooking a large Salt lake with the Trans Australian rail line passing along the lake shore. We saw some freight trains but no sign ...
... and 3 yo Kaitlyn at the restaurant attached to the motor inn. Food was delicious - I had squid 2 ways and Thai green curry fish. Great to catch up on all the goss. An early night had by all - though Paddy kept us up most of the night. Meh! Off to Adelaide today - catching up with our dear friends Kris and Tania. Can't ...
With everyone leaving us at Baird Bay, Viv and I wandered back to Streaky Bay which we like a lot. Took it easy, checked out the biggest white pointer ever caught on a rod and reel, along with Eyre's Well, where he set up a cmap for a number of his expeditions, including his epic crossing of the Bight.
Cruised around the coast checking out a few places and then settled at Perlubie Beach for a few nights. Didn't do much and enjoyed it a lot!