Sunday 17th April 2011 Today we just went for a day drive to Whyalla - the weather was just perfect about 26 degrees and no wind - just a perfect Autumn day. Called into to see the Water Tower lookout in Port Augusta first - a great view of Spencer Gulf and Port Augusta then headed down to Whyalla. Had morning tea at the Whyalla Wetlands Lake where some men were sailing remote control yachts around the lake - very relaxing. Had lunch overlooking the lovely Whyalla Foreshore - the tide was out so it was a lovely walk out to the sand bar. Called into to Port Lowley to see the light house and could not believe how many free campers were camping on a lovely look out but it was just a gravel patch with no trees or anything - it is hard to believe where people will camp as long as it is free, some were even parked for the night in the car park because they could not find a spot on the hill.
We are Sue & John Barker and just starting our travels around Australia - starting from Gidgegannup (which we have sold) and will return to the property we bought in Mahogany Creek.
When we left we headed north to see our son and his family in Geraldton then headed to Exmouth where we spent a wonderful couple of months with our grandchildren, their parents and some of the most beautiful scenery we have ever seen, the most pristine, the most beautiful beaches and the spectalular Humpback Whales frollicking with their young around the Exmouth Gulf.
When the weather started getting too hot and ... full info