Depicts the transitions into modern times with the establishment of the Army Proof Range in 1926, the growth of the local fishing industry and development of the wharf area. Opening in 1999, the Primo Port Wakefield abattoir heralds a new era of industry to the local area.
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!!
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Oceania » Australia » Victoria » Horsham 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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We were lucky enough to be in a position to make one of our dreams come true and it's hard to believe that we can now say we've 'been there and done that! It was the sort of adventure that 'normal people' like us could only dream about, taking a year out of work and travelling around Australia in a caravan towed by a 4WD. Somehow though we managed to turn it into a reality and between April 28th 2009 and April 26th 2010 that's exactly what we did.
Our beautiful home and much loved cat in Moira, Derbyshire, UK were looked after by fami... full info