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Kipling and Brabham tribute  
   

Kipling and Brabham tribute

During the 1850's the local port developed into a major export point for copper ore from Burra Burra and local grain and wool. Jack Brabham won his first Grand Prix on the 10th Oct 1955 at a track at Port Wakefield and the 'Roadhouse Strip' was born with the Shell Roadhouse opened in Oct 1955, the second in Australia.
We're not celebrities but get us outta here!

December 29th 2009
Day 247 - Port Wakefield (South Australia) to Lockiel Rest Area (Victoria) Don't get us wrong, the blog title is in no way disrespectful to Port Wakefield and we don't wish to sound ungrateful, we’re just longing to be back in our little caravan and back on the road. Hopefully that will be today. Ken from Parrish Motors seemed pretty positive so we’re taking him at his word! No pressure!! ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Victoria » Horsham

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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