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Oceania » Australia » South Australia » Birdsville Track November 27th 2016

Sunday 27 November 2016 Today was the start of our Birdsville Track odyssey which we tried to do with the Cathcarts in mid-September but the Track was closed due to flooding. We left Marree at about 9.00pm. We had stayed hitched over night because everything is in walking distance in this little outback town. After fuelling up, we were off and heading north. The road was excellent and we were wondering if it should be called a “track” as it was so good. There was certainly evidence of grader work since the closing of the Track. As we were in no hurry, we stopped at all the sidings, camp sites and other points of interest. Our lunch stop had big trees and push-button toilet facilities. It was about 1.00pm when we arrived at Mungerannie Station. No ... read more
157 Birdsville Track from Marre to Mungerannie (2)
157 Birdsville Track from Marre to Mungerannie (9)
157.1 Mungerannie Station on Birdsville Track - sunset (1)


Sunday (Part 2) I forgot to mention in our last blog, but Mandy would be busy crocheting while Steve was driving across the desert, I am really not sure how as I could not do anything while we bobbed around, anyway there was a special presentation for Andy this morning before we left our campsite, Mandy had crocheted Andy a thong (G-string), but I am not sure that he will wear it because it might be a little bit draughty and pink is not really his colour (thanks Mandy). We left Birdsville at around 1.40pm, we are still on South Australia time, there was no point in converting to Queensland time for the brief moment we are there and it was only half hour difference anyway. Although we had intended on having an overnight in Birdsville ... read more
Pete, (Mud Crab 1)
Our Cruiser, on our last morning
The last camp




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