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.
A sunny, windy day can only mean one thing... It's time to tackle that large bag of dirty laundry. And let's do the sheets whilst we're at it! When travelling in a 7x3 metre home it only takes about 6 minutes for the inside of Ripley to look like a total rubbish tip. But luckily … Continue reading Laundry day
Mt Gambier is located on the slope of another long extinct volcano about 450 Km south-east of Adelaide. The geology of the area is predominantly limestone resulting in an abundance of caves (over 800) and sinkholes (over 50) in the area. In fact the whole limestone coast as it is called is a bit of … Continue reading Wine tasting and Mt Gambier.
Travelling is all about the stopping. Sure, the destination gives any adventure a compass. A gravitational pull. A bracket to signify completion. And the journey itself is the the delicate practice of paying attention in motion. Paying attention to motion. But the stopping is where the magic happens. When properly travelling you should be stopping … Continue reading Stoppingl