Out here water is everything. This morning noticed some thirsty bees hovering around our grey water tap, so I cracked it open just a little to give them a drink. Pretty soon word had gotten out and there was a full-on bee-hydration party in progress. The world was really one bee yard, and the same … Continue reading Bee-hydration.
Left Ceduna this morning, all resupplied and with expectations of driving out onto the Nullarbor Plain proper. But first the town of Penong provided a short detour as we checked out this really neat historical windmill museum. Included in the collection was ‘Bruce’ a Comet Windmill built in 1932. The fan of this windmill spans … Continue reading Great Australian Bight.
So it seems Juno is becoming quite the well traveled dog. Although he does not take too kindly to ripple strips, and there are issues with train whistles...and trains. And there is that sudden insane 2am bark at a sound that may or may not be signifying imminent zombie attack. And a tendency to luxuriate … Continue reading Juno and we.
Up early to hit the road heading for Ceduna some 400 odd kilometres west.But first we called in to Port Augusta to resupply. The place has a busy industrial estate feel to it and aprart from walking the main street in search of a coffee we didnt really see much to snag our interest. There … Continue reading On the road to Ceduna.
Tonight we are stopping in the small town of Crystal Brook in South Australia. We have just arrived back from an evening brew at the local pub. On the walk back Juno experienced his first freight train at close quarters. The poor little fellow found the squeaking, rattling, hissing mass of it all somewhat intimidating. … Continue reading Crystal Brook.
The first hint of trouble was the oncoming traffic flashing their lights. We had been on the road for about an hour. It was drizzling on and off but the sky ahead looked promising. "Better slow down" Kelly instinctively warned, "probably a police radar trap". The caution was pretty much a moot point as Ripley … Continue reading On the road.