Coober Pedy

Eating Out : John’s Pizza Bar, Coober Pedy SA

October 30th 2014

  We were absolutely starving and after having a quick browse for what was available in town, there was no question where we were going to have lunch.  John’s Pizza Bar not only looked good and smelt good, but the …

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The Big Winch

Big Things : The Big Winch, Coober Pedy SA

October 28th 2014

  The Big Winch in Coober Pedy, South Australia is 8 metres high and sits atop a hill that overlooks the town.  It was constructed in 1970s by Klaus Wirries to commemorate Coober Pedy’s opal industry, but the original was …

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Oodnadatta Track

Outback Tracks : The Oodnadatta Track

October 26th 2014

  The day we started the Oodnadatta Track was the day we finally left the Northern Territory.  After 15 months, we crossed the border into South Australia and was glad to finally feel like we were moving along.   Marla …

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Bye NT

Top 5 Things about the Northern Territory

October 24th 2014

  We spent over a year in the Northern Territory; not out of choice but out of obligation.  We had to work in Darwin for nearly a year to replenish the bank account and we got stuck in Alice Springs …

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Old Ghan Trail

Outback Tracks : Old Ghan Railway Heritage Trail

October 22nd 2014

  Our plan was to follow the Old Ghan Railway Heritage Trail from Alice Springs to Oodnadatta, but it didn’t really turn out that way.  As the track followed the old Ghan Railway, we saw ruins of sidings, each being …

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Subway travel job

Travel Jobs : Fast Food (Made Fresh)

October 20th 2014

Hi guys – Juz here…   When we realised we were stuck in Alice Springs for at least another two weeks because of Troopy issues, I knew that I’d have to get a job – for two reasons.  Firstly, because …

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Rainbow Valley

Natural Wonders : Rainbow Valley Conservation Reserve

October 18th 2014

  We were having some issues with the Troopy heating up on long drives, so after Dave had made some repairs and adjustments, we took it for a test drive.  Just 100kms south of Alice Springs, Rainbow Valley was the …

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