Travel Blogs from Port Augusta
... br> Tuesday, 29th
A quick drive of 173km this morning for a 2-day
stay in Port Augusta before heading to the Clare Valley. Having brought back a caravan full of red
sand from the desert a thorough spring clean is necessary so we will be using
this stop to freshen everything up, top up the pantry and refill the waeco
freezer before heading on our way again.
We left Mount Gambier this morning amidst fog for our road trip thru the Red Centre to Darwin. A lot of laughs in the car today. We decided we are The Three Wise Monkeys. Chris is deaf in one ear so he is Hear No Evil, Michelle has an infection in her eye so can't wear her contacts therefore cannot see clearly with her glasses, so she is See No Evil and my asthma is getting worse so frequently cannot talk due to lack of air so I am ...
... off you. Then we drove to the Simpson Desert to our campsite. On the way we stop to take some photos at a clay pan. Then we drove to our campsite and set up. Then we had some snacks and watch the sun set and take photos. Then we called mum to speak to her on the satillite phone from the desert. Then we cooked dinner. We had chorizo pasta for dinner. Then we sat near the fire. The we went to ...
Another good day, no rain and day slowly getting warmer and sky's getting a lot more blue patches. Great sunset tonight. Heading to Coward springs tomorrow, looks like it will be about 23 deg and after about 100km's we hit the dirt and later the oodnadatta ...
... of the Afghan Cameleers
(who actually came from India),
pastoralists and graziers, copper, tin and coal miners and watched historic
images of the Commonwealth’s arduous task in creating the Trans Continental
Railway whilst sitting in a carriage from the legendary Tea and Sugar
Train. School of the Air, Royal Flying
Doctor, morse code communication, post and wire telegraph wires were all
represented with hands on display. ...
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