8th – 13th April 2017: Goolwa to Adelaide

Depending on which route it taken the distance from Langhorne Creek to Goolwa is around 50 kilometres; the scenery is beautiful, but the roads quite are quite dreadful.  We arrived way too early to book into the Hindmarsh Island Caravan Park so found some caravan parking and went food shopping.  Eventually booking into the caravan park around lunch time, we started catching up with the domestics:).

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31st October – 6th November 2016: Esperance – Home

Leaving Salmon Gums the road followed the railway line most of the way, with ore trains travelling in both directions, passing us along the journey.  Our surroundings consisted of paddocks of wheat, sheep, horses and cattle.  The weather was glorious, sunny with a light breeze which our journey all the more pleasant.

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22nd January: Home

When we left Kellerberrin this morning the temperature was 21°C, overcast and raining, what a change!

Perth side of Cunderdin we noticed there has been a lot of land restoration, tree planting in salt affected areas.  The trees seemed to be growing well and the land looking much healthier; it is great see these projects happening more and more and the salt affected areas being bought back to their native landscape.

We arrived home about 1ish and the clean out and clean up began.

15th – 17th January: Streaky Bay

With the prospect of a long drive we left Spear Creek around 8.15am; the surroundings included saltbush, horses, Port Augusta Coal Fired Power Station and Port Augusta. Travelling west the photo opportunities at the Iron Knob Mine site were much better.

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12th – 13th January: Burra Creek Gorge

The initial stages of our drive from lake Bonney the surroundings consisted of alpacas, sheep fruit, vines and some adolescent emus, they were cute!

We stopped in Morgan for a look around the town which in its heyday was a main port for the area.  A pedestrian and vehicle ferry is still in operation, the remnants of the train cart turntable are located quite near the ferry wharf and the views from the lookout are very nice.  The lovingly renovated heritage homes exist even out here.  South Australians really do treasure their heritage properties and it shows all over the state.

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