BEST WESTERN Alexander Motel
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... one 'hillside' almost looked like a patchwork - the photo doesn't do it justice.
We parked up (a reasonable reversing effort) at the Caravan Park, and as usual people soon came over for a chat. Met neighbour 2 vans down who was recovering from a knee reconstruction. A bit later Greg met neighbour in the van next to us - she was in plaster up to her knee - broken ankle we think. Next day a ...
... our lunch break Port Augusta so we could visit the Wadlata Outback Centre. Just before we rejoined Highway 1 near Port Pirie we were slowed by road resurfacing works. Fortunately the delay was not too bad and we avoided the hot tar being sprayed on the road.
We arrived at Port Augusta without incident and had a very nice lunch at the Tuckerbox cafe within Wadlata. We bought a chicken and a kangaroo baguette and we shared half of each - they were delicious.
Then it ...
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 ...