South Australia

Oodnadatta Track

Second Year On The Road

May 10th 2015

Australia Day in Darwin  Wildlife in our backyard!   Cocosaurus Cove   Litchfield National Park   Kakadu National Park   Cutta Cutta Caves Edith Falls Lorella Springs Wilderness Park Caranbirini Conservation Reserve   Devil’s Marbles   Wycliff WellAileron Arltunga Historical …

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Outback Tracks : Birdsville Track

November 3rd 2014

  We were excited about driving the Birdsville Track after hearing so much praise from other travellers.  Unfortunately, our biggest highlight about the track was being pulled over by the police to be breathalysed.   The track was really boring, …

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Coober Pedy

Town Profile : Coober Pedy

November 1st 2014

  We were very excited when we rolled into Coober Pedy.  It had been on our list of things to do for ages, and after delays in Darwin and Alice Springs, we were finally here!   When the town came …

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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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Happier Treasure Hunt Slider

FOUND : Our SA treasure has been discovered!

December 15th 2013

Arrr me hearties – do ye like some adventure? How about ye go and find our buried treasure! Our first concealed booty is somewhere in South Australia, Betwixt Port Lincoln and Ceduna on the Eyre Peninsula.   Now because it’s …

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Happy 365 Days

One Year On The Road

December 1st 2013

Wow – One year on the road!     365 days of travelling, being away from home, seeing the sights, exploring our country, and we’re not even halfway through yet.   To celebrate, we’ve put together this photo album of …

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Watch out for kangaroos, camels and wombats - we didn't see any!

Experience : The Nullarbor

February 17th 2013

DAY ONE We spent the night at BIG4 Ceduna Tourist Park to prepare for the massive 1400km journey over the Nullarbor.  Squeaky clean from a hot shower, draws filled with fresh laundry and fully stocked with brown rice, meat biscuits …

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Rolling yellow hills


February 16th 2013

The Schnitzels When we left Melbourne, we believed there were two ways to enjoy a schnitzel – plain or with a parmigiana topping.  However, once we crossed the border, our minds were blown and schnitzel horizons expanded as the options …

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Us in The Big Oyster

Big Things : The Big Oyster, Ceduna

February 16th 2013

Located at the Ceduna Oyster Bar just outside of town, the Big Oyster was built as a float for Ceduna’s annual Oysterfest.  It is made of ferro-concrete, a type of reinforced concrete, and was retired from float duties in 1994. …

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BIG4 Ceduna Tourist Park

February 15th 2013

Located at the doorway to the Nullarbor, BIG4 Ceduna Tourist Park is a great place to stop and rest.  It is only 300m from the centre of town, putting it within walking distance to the beach and jetty, two supermarkets, …

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Leo Cummings Monument Lookout

Top 10 Things on the Eyre Peninsula

February 14th 2013

SCHNITZEL IN STREAKY BAY A great coastal town with a beautiful beach, fishing jetty and lots of oysters.  There are cafés and restaurants, but if you are truly gagging for a decent feed, go to the hotel in town on a …

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