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Iron Knob was the last point of interest before we reached Port Augusta and as we approached the signs of the mining activity could be seen, however on making the short detour into the Iron Knob township it was like entering a deserted town from a Western movie. It is referred to as the birthplace of the steel industry in Australia, but apparently when the mine closed down in 1998 people began to leave the town in the ...
By the time the tennis and blogging finished last night, we didn't go to bed until 11.30pm, so when the alarm went off this morning at 8am it was a real struggle. Tahli didn’t drag her ass out of bed until 9.15am, and we left the Streaky Bay Foreshore CVP just after 10am. We were all stuffed and weren’t in too much of a hurry today, as we "only" had to go 380kms to Port Augusta.
When we left the CVP, the girls ...
... a local who ran a didgeridoo shop/ restaurant and he said he made great coffee so we dropped in.The didgeridoo's he had were all authentic and he told Lee he could teach her to play in 10 mins and his didgeridoo's were the best in Australia.......mmm and he charged us $15 for a long black and a latte..... not sure if he is the right man to purchase a didgerido from.... a little more research is required we think !!!
Kulgera NT 24th Jan
... up with water again and headed North. We lost a few hours in Port Augusta so we travelled until dark and made it to Pimba Road House which has a huge area for Free Camping.
Only a couple of others in camping but a nice big clean area. Toilets and showers are available if ...
... country town near another tip of Australia, Cape Leeuwin. From there we drove from the Cape some 22 kms along the beach back to Albany. Completely beautiful - turquoise water, blinding white sand. Lucky Bay was voted the best beach in Australia, and I think I may have to agree. We only wish we had more time to camp there, but at that point in our journey we still had yet to cross the Nullabor, so could not stay.
From there we were on our way ...
Other places to stay in Port Augusta
33 Stokes Terrace, Port Augusta | Motelfrom $80