Magdala Motor Lodge
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... than those staid Victorian town names like Horsham, although Kaniva is pretty cool, especially if your want a beer. Incidentally, the Dukes Hwy between Tailem Bend and the border had undergone some serious work since we last travelled it, with the centre line split into two centre lines separated by a couple of feet, presumably to provide some greater separation between vehicles in each direction and much better road safety. The road was ...
... while they set up.
A lady from Tassie came over to pat me from another van - it looked just like Aunty Brenda and Uncle Graham's VW van! She told us that that kitten who ate my food last time were were here was still at the camp ground.
The kitten came out just before it got dark, Mum fed it of course ...
... on the banks of the lake. With lots of water birds for company we had a very relaxing afternoon and evening, commenting that we expected to be woken very early next morning courtesy of nature’s choir of cormorants, ducks, water fowl, corellas, and a lone pelican. They didn’t disappoint and it was 6:30am when we started our day.
... with antique toys, phones, glasses etc. a real treasure trove. Attached to it was a little pressie shop filled with candles, bath smells and cards. If you ask me it's every woman's dream shop. Coffee and delicious cake followed spending to much on a candle. I managed to get away with spending nothing as beano demanded a poo and toilets were outside. We had a walk round the pond and fed the duck the left over ...
... Up Tom and bin the rest.
The rest of the ride to Bordertown is really just more rain, wind and traffic. My Vee Wipe- a little rubber windscreen wiper that slips over one of the fingers of my glove - gets a steady workout keeping my visor dry. Bums are sore. This is getting tedious. But after fuelling up at Bordertown we leave the main road to head to Frances for a late lunch...and everything changes.
Rain stops. A great road with amazing scenery. Best of all, ...