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Oceania » Australia » South Australia » Andamooka May 3rd 2017

One week today since I left Canberra and set off in pursuit of my two travel companions for a trip to Central Australia ... Yuluru, Alice springs, Kings Canyon, the McDonnell Ranges East and West and all points thereabouts and en route to and from. It is good to be back on the road again. Last year I did not travel Australian highways as I was fortunate to make a trip to Alaska, Canada and the west coast of the USA. But even though that was fabulous, I was well and truly ready for another Sally Wagon adventure. As you can see from the photo of my beloved campervan, she has undergone quite a transformation in looks as I have let my hippie tendencies have their way with a little purple paint and flower decorations. And ... read more
Murrumbidgee River at Darlington Point
Yanga Woolshed
Yanga Tumbleweed

Oceania » Australia » South Australia » Andamooka November 15th 2016

Some photos of Andamooka in South Australia... read more
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Oceania » Australia » South Australia » Andamooka August 18th 2016

Monday 15th August 2016 After filling up with fuel, including 60 litres in the jerrycans, we drove to the Australian Arid Lands Botanic Gardens just out of Port Augusta. These gardens, sponsored by governments and private companies, have set up a sustainable group of buildings and a unique 200 hectare garden of arid-zone plants. It had a variety of zones and a lookout with spectacular views to the Flinders Ranges and the tip of Spencer Gulf. The area we fond most interesting was the bush foods section. It's fascinating to see how many of these plants have some edible or medicinal parts. We also managed to buy a book at the gift shop which we thought might assist us with the identification of many of the different trees we are seeing. It was their last copy ... read more
Looking back towards Port Augusta from the Red Cliff Lookout
Our camp site at Andamooka
Early miner dugout




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