Activities

Sightseeing and travel are fun activities but what do we do when we stop? How do we spend our time when we’re not driving between towns or attractions? Reading and Audio Books Books are a favourite with both Basil and I. While Basil reads physical books my preference is digital and there are a number…

Wudinna, South Australia

A stone’s throw west of Kimba is another town with a strong heritage in agriculture – Wudinna. Information brochures speak of the giant granite outcrops with unique rock formations that can be seen throughout the region and we saw plenty of these. However, in the main street, service stores dominate and huge harvesting combines park…

Kimba

Halfway between Sydney and Perth is Kimba with the best community campground at which we have stayed. Well done Kimba. Hot showers for just $1, dump point, toilet, picnic tables and freshwater. It was a magic two nighter out of the wind and very few flies. The early pioneers often referred to the area as…

Yarrangobilly

The Yarrangobilly Campground is at the northern end of Kosciuszko National Park. The park is better known as the venture playground for Winter sports enthusiasts and hikers, it also hosts campers at ‘primitive’ campgrounds. Primitive means few if any facilities but there were long drop toilets. Campsites are not marked but campers tend to find…

X Marks the Sweet Spot

We left home to explore Australia in our caravan and find somewhere to live out our twilight years. We were ready for change having lived on the eastern seaboard of New South Wales for fifteen years. Time was not a constraint and so we meandered north then west, turned east and came south again. We…

Wattle Point Wind Farm

As of 2017, South Australia had 17 operating wind farms and prior to 2003 the only wind turbine, of significance, in the state was in the opal town of Coober Pedy. Wattle Point Wind Farm is near the small town of Edithburgh, on the Yorke Peninsula in South Australia.  It is made up of 55…

Barossa Valley

Today I’m running the red light on the challenge guidelines by writing about the Barossa. I figure the title has the letter “V” in it so it counts. Come to think about it, I reckon it’s the orange I ran which must make it nearly legal. You’re with me on that, I can tell. Thank…