Month: May 2018
May 15, 2018 : Peter
This morning was quieter on The Ghan with no organised sunrise activity. The feature of the day was a four hour stop in Katherine that offered opportunities for excursions. Then it was on to Darwin […]
May 14, 2018 : Peter
Today was our full day on The Ghan–overnight, a day on train and around Alice Springs, and another full night of travel. After 2 weeks of travel directed by Majella it was different to simply […]
May 13, 2018 : Peter
Yesterday was the effective end of our group tour around South Australia. Today we were to go our separate ways but first we had to make it back to Adelaide. Plans from there varied but […]
May 12, 2018 : Peter
Yesterday we reached the extremities of our journey at Kimba and Port Lincoln. Today we needed to get back within easy range of Adelaide so we can return the van and be ready for new […]
May 11, 2018 : Peter
Today we reached the extremity of our travels. We drove south to Port Lincoln and, in the process, visited the half-way point across Australia.
May 10, 2018 : Peter
To this point our exploration of South Australia had been confined to the southeast corner. We had driven a little more than 2000 km but had seldom been more than 300 km from Adelaide. There […]
May 9, 2018 : Peter
Majella’s plan for today was no plan. Two nights in one location allowed for laundry with time to dry but mostly it would be time to relax and restore energies for the final few days.
May 8, 2018 : Peter
Our route today took us further north and back to the Murray River which we had left as we drove eastward from Meningie. Majella’s research had revealed little to distract us for the first few […]
May 7, 2018 : Peter
The town of Penola and Majella Wines were the two key destinations on our itinerary for today as we drove from Mount Gambier to Bordertown where we are staying tonight. Both are in the Coonawarra […]
May 6, 2018 : Peter
Majella’s plan for today was simple. We were to trickle down the coast along the Coorong and then along the Limestone Coast to Mount Gambier where we would halt for the night.