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Witjira National Park Rescue

Australia, South Australia Add comments

Steve forwarded this article onto us, turns out the motorcyclist that we passed on the way into Dalhousie Springs was picked up by an army Chinook helicopter.  The article below from The Australian on June 15th.

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Uluru – Kata Tjuta National Park (Ayers Rock And The Olgas)

Australia, Northern Territory Add comments

Planet View: S25°20.566′ E131°01.281′ Street View: S25°20.566′ E131°01.281′ We spent the night at Mount Ebenezer (S25°10.817′ E132°40.698′) on Tuesday, Ebenezer roadhouse is basically a cattle station that has cottoned on to offering facilities for passing tourists, something we’ve noticed a lot of stations do in The Outback (William Creek, Mount Dare, Curtin Springs to name […]

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Lake Eyre, Oodnadatta and Dalhousie Springs

Australia, South Australia Add comments

Yesterday began with my birthday present from my mum: a scenic flight over Lake Eyre.  Lake Eyre is really something that should be seen from the air, it stretches a huge 144 kilometers from north to south and collects the water from one sixth of Australia’s landmass.  The recent floods in Queensland have resulted in […]

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William Creek

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Planet View: S28°54.571′ E136°20.338′ Street View: S28°54.571′ E136°20.338′ An early start this morning as we were woken at sunrise by flocks of hundreds of sulphur-crested cockatoos that inhabit the dry creek bed at Farina.  Talk about nature’s alarm clock!  A quick Greek coffee, something both of us are addicted to after our time in Greece, […]

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Flinders Ranges to Farina

Australia, South Australia Add comments

Planet View: S31°24.622′ E138°33.701′ Street View: S31°24.622′ E138°33.701′ Yesterday morning we set off from Adelaide, The Tank laden with supplies, fuel, water and all our belongings (which finally arrived from San Francisco on Thursday!).  We set a course for the Flinders Ranges, arriving in the early afternoon through the National Park’s Brachina Gorge entrance and […]

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Adelaide and Yorke Peninsula

Australia, South Australia Add comments

Planet View: S34°51.798’ E138°28.728’ Street View: S34°51.798’ E138°28.728’ A bit of time to catch our breath (or so we thought) in Adelaide for a few weeks, we’re almost ready to head north on our way to Darwin.  Adelaide’s always very hectic for us when we visit, a lot of fun catching up with people we […]

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