Tag Archives: South Australia

Outback: Random Thoughts

7 – 15 September 2017 We finished our trip into the Outback much the way we started it. We returned south from Ayers Rock with nights back in Coober Pedy and Adelaide before we flew back to Coolum Beach via … Continue reading

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Outback: Coober Pedy to Alice Springs

9 September 2017   The drive from Coober Pedy to Alice Springs was long but not too strenuous. We made rest and fuel stops at Marla population 72) and Erldunda. Changes in the landscape the entire way continued to surprise … Continue reading

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Coober Pedy, SA

8 September 2017 Coober Pedy, what an odd little dusty town. The self proclaimed “Opal Capital of the World” has the largest opal mining area and is a popular stop for travelers along the Stuart Highway. At less than 1,700 … Continue reading

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Outback: Port Augusta to Coober Pedy

8 September 2017 We ventured into the Outback today driving the Stuart Highway. The highway is the main artery through the heart of Australia from Darwin in the north to Port Augusta in the south. We originally had hoped to … Continue reading

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Outback: Adelaide to Port Augusta

7 September 2017 Port Augusta’s Great Western Bridge from the Water Tower Lookout Today we took a small first step from Adelaide toward the Outback by driving north to Port Augusta. We spent late afternoon shopping for supplies and walking along … Continue reading

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Adelaide, SA – Part 3

6 September 2017 On our last full day we had planned to visit some of the surrounding communities and parks but the weather kept us from wandering too far. We did make quick stops in Port Adelaide, West Lakes and … Continue reading

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Glenelg, SA

5 September 2017 As part of our tour of Adelaide we decided to take the tram from South Terrace to the southern end, Moseley Square in Glenelg, a small beach suburb. It was far too cold and the ocean too … Continue reading

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