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- Made the decision to do this (big one!)
- Set the date (20 Dec 14)
- Bought the boat (Leopard 400)
- Got insurance (big one, and expensive!)
- Booked moorage in Thailand
- Booked training course (ASA 101, 102, 104)
- Registered the boat (OK, sent in forms, this is 'pending')
- Registered for MMSI number (unique ID for Maritime services/emergency)
- Got the 'Ship's Station' license ...
... the second time we leave the Barossa valley – we could easily mellow away a few more days here.
*Today's drive is a reasonable 550 km east on the Sturt Highway to Balranald where we will camp for the last time. It has been chosen as a stopover place for no other reason than the convenient distance and its small caravan park beside the river. In Canberra and Sydney we have booked B&Bs.
*We pass through an area known as Riverland, with well ...
... and nicer than what we got at Nullabor. We stopped at the old telegraph station at Eucla for lunch, it's all buried by sand dunes, but ticked that off the list. Drove down the Madura pass just before Eucla. You don't realize how high you've climbed until looking down the escarpment to the plains below. Then completed the next border crossing. We called in a couple of times and were blown away by the cliffs along the Great Australian Bight, ...
Day Eleven - A Day at Bawley Point
Our mission today is to find kangaroos. We have been told that they are usually wandering around the camp site at Pebbly Beach in the Murramarang National Park.
We drive down to Merry Beach to purchase some take-away sandwiches and chips (fries) for our picnic, and soon see our first kangaroo by the roadside…..but it is DEAD! Kangaroo road kill. We are shocked and almost in tears. It looks ...
... had nomads like us in those early days too!! Although we certainly travel in a much more deluxe version of Harolds' wagon.
When it was time to leave the Museum, we could not find our way out, it is soo big, we ended up having to ask directions to get out, then when we walked out, it was raining, pouring down. Merv being the lovely man I married, ran all the way in the rain to where our car was parked and drove it up to the entrance for me to stay dry,
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