10 MIle Rock Rest Area to
05.09.2015 - 08.09.2015 18 °C
Sat 5th Sep Day 90
We departed the 10 Mile Rock Rest Area at about 8 am and drove to Balladonia and took a photo of some of the US Skylab which landed near here in 1971.
We stopped for a photo at the start of the longest straight streatch of road in Australia.
Next stop was at Caiguna for a refuel and lunch. While we were there a few antique cars, one pulling an old caravan pulled in so had to take a photo.
On then past Cocklebiddy to Madura Pass where again we had to take a photo.
Then on to tonights rest area, at Moondinni Bluff which is 90km west of Mundrabilla.
Sun 6th Sep day 91
We travelled from last nights rest stop to Eucla where we refuelled and had morning tea. We then continued for another 12 km to the border of West and South Australia.
We continued eastward and called in to have a look at 4 of the Great Austraian Bight Lookouts which provide spectacular views from the cliff edge. We saw a mother whale and calf at one lookout.
We stopped at Nullabor Roadhouse fro fuel and Took a photo of 1 of the many beware of animals signs.
We camped for the night 222 km east of the border.
Mon 7th Sep Day 92
No photos from today although we did travel quite a distance (about 440km).
We passed through the agriculture check point just out of Ceduna then fuelled up and congtinued east to Minnipa to a very nice rest area in town.
Tues 8th Sep day 93
We departed the very good rest area at Minipa and drove to Wudina where we stopped to take some photos of the granite Statue of a Farmer there. It is quite impressive for such a small town.
All the way along this road there are grain silos next to the rail line.
We continued on to Kimba and took a photo of Hiroe and the big gallah there as well as having morning tea.
We drove on to Port Augusta and booked into the same caravan park we were in when we left to travel up through the centre.
We should be home within a week so this may well be our second last entry.