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Day 21 – Norseman to Perth

Day 21 – Norseman to Perth The end of the journey is in sight. Only 638 km to go via the Norseman Hyden road. The group decided to go for it as we had achieved a similar distance the day … Continue reading

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Day 20 – Eucla to Norseman

Another big day planned. All agreed to press on as far as we can and try for Fraser Range or Norseman. Depending on the cars. Broke camp early and on the road by 6-30am. Ian and Gary pushed on ahead … Continue reading

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Day 19 – Fowlers Bay to Eucla

Up early to the call of the Kookaburra! Big day planned for a run at the border or beyond. A reasonably uneventful day with all cars running well. Only one stoppage with “Merv” but he was soon underway after cleaning … Continue reading

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Day 18 – Streaky Bay to Fowler Bay

A pleasant afternoon in Streaky then the party gathered for the evening meal at the local hotel. Great food and hospitality. Brett decided to leave the group early next morning as he was flying to Melbourne the next Wednesday for family … Continue reading

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Day 17 – Kingoonya to Streaky Bay

Day 17 – Kingoonya to Streaky Bay Another early morning start to the sound of the warbling Kookaburra. (new tour director has a whistle). Much better than the off key singing from the previous director. The lead car this morning … Continue reading

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Day 16 – Coober Pedy to Kingoonya

Day 16 – Coober Pedy to Kingoonya An early morning start after a wonderful evening meal at George’s underground restaurant heading some 280 km south. The plan to continue as far beyond as we can towards Wirrulla which is some … Continue reading

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Days 14-15 At Coober Pedy and Repairs

Days 14-15 – Coober Pedy The group awoke to the warble of the “Kookaburra” and a Taiwanese reply! Pete’s car was examined by all and declared to be broken. We all decided to hitch the brand new Dean Roberts A … Continue reading

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Day 13 – Alice Springs To Coober Pedy

Day 13 Alice Springs To Cooper Pedy Group photo outside Caravan Park saying farewell to Alice Springs. The adventure continues now heading South on the return journey heading to Coober Pedy. Stewarts Wells for morning tea. Some probs with “Merv” … Continue reading

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Days 10 to 12 – Alice Springs

Days 10 to 12 – Alice Springs “There’s no town like Alice”. Never a truer word has been spoken. The group booked into the MacDonnell Range Big 4 holiday park in Alice and stayed for the next three days. The … Continue reading

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Day 9 – Kings Canyon To Alice Springs

Day 9 – Kings Canyon to Alice Springs A new day and “Glad” and “Merv” set off early for Alice Springs as Brett and Paul were due to catch flights to Melbourne and Perth. Brett to return to Alice on … Continue reading

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