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... amp; after several drought years there has now been torrential rain & floods. Strangely for us it is harvest time at Xmas. Parkes is 'famous' for its research telescope "The Dish" with its 15 minutes of fame during Apollo X1 and the resultant movie. ...
... and bring it for exercise!! Of course Parkes main claim to fame is " The Dish" http://outreach.atnf.csiro.au/visiting/parkes/ . Just get the feeling the town is struggling a bit, the drought and horse flu might be taking a toll. Doesn't ...
... the weekend to experience the Parkes Elvis festival and all things Elvis. We started by catching the 'Elvis Express' train to Parkes, which was about a 7 hour trip (bit longer than usual as there was extreme heat!) The atmosphere was one of excitement ...