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The Eyre Peninsula - one of Australia's best kept secrets?

February 19th 2008
Well it has warmed up a bit since our last blog, in fact I think it hit 40 degrees yesterday - a bit too hot for us Wellingtonians! We enjoyed our last port of call, Streaky Bay, very much - had 5 days there - until the wind drove us onwards! And they say Wellington is windy…. Streaky Bay was named by the explorer Matthew Flinders because of the colours of the water. We spend some time t ... read more
Oceania » Australia » South Australia » Eyre Peninsula

Australian Flag Aboriginal settlers arrived on the continent from Southeast Asia about 40,000 years before the first Europeans began exploration in the 17th century. No formal territorial claims were made until 1770, when Capt. James COOK took possession in the name... ... read more
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