Marg on 17 September 2008

Massive apologies for the time taken to say that we have actually arrived home. Sunday to be exact, but there have been so many issues to deal with and so much to do, that the blog came a bad LAST! The busy Clare Valley meant we only stayed one night, but in the afternoon of […]

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Once we arrived in South Australia, we broke up the trip by lunching at Denial Bay, 20kms west of the quarantine checkpoint.  We bought two dozen oysters for dinner, and restocked our vegie crisper at Ceduna – where you have to pay practically double for fruit and veg.  Russ had his oysters ‘Mornay’ and I […]

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Marg on 8 September 2008

Post from Russ Had a great time with John and Katie and their three wonderful girls. It was good to spend time with such a happy family. Marg had lots of catchup chats with Katie and loved being with the kids (and Katie of course). I had many good conversations with John over the time […]

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Marg on 4 September 2008

We are camped 17 kms south of Badgingarra at Waddi, on a farm, set up with a caravan park, kitchenettes and chalets. Day 1 was an easy one, relaxing under the eucalypts, enjoying the scenery and going for a long, but hilly bike ride. Day 2 started by travelling back to Badgingarra, with a 4 […]

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Marg on 1 September 2008

We drove to Cervantees today to see The Pinnacles. The Pinnacles Desert is a landscape of limestone pillars, that was formed many thousands of years ago, although geologists are still divided as to how the limestone formed into columns – creating the pinnacles. Quoting from the brochure – “Some believe that the limestone between the […]

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