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The 3 camel herd

Found: A camel with no hump

Out in the Great Victoria Desert, we encountered a section of significant fireburn - probably about 18months old. Within this section,...
Created: 27 Aug 2013 12:46  BlogID: 5279  Comments: 4  Views: 2493 
1st camp Emu Rock

A photographic summary of our Maralinga Mystery Tour

As this blog has no text (other than this sentence) it shows images from our recent trip from Perth to Maralinga and back. [gi]83
Created: 26 Aug 2013 15:57  BlogID: 5278  Comments: 6  Views: 1293 
Funny!

Day 16 Breakaways to Home (Perth)

We were so thankful that we'd got through the night without getting any rain. To wake up in such a lovely camp was the perfect ending to a wonderful adventurous trip....
Created: 23 Aug 2013 12:03  BlogID: 5269  Comments: 1  Views: 903 
Geared up

Day 15 Eucla to Breakaways

It wasn't such a bad camp in the rest area but it was cold. The best part was shifting to WA time & getting a 6:30am camp departure!...
Created: 17 Aug 2013 19:00  BlogID: 5259  Comments: 5  Views: 846 
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Day 14 Old Eyre Highway

Ahhh... our first sleep-in! But a few spits of rain & some wind made us hurry along. It was a great day for driving but we still explored some tracks & found more ruins & ...
Created: 16 Aug 2013 18:30  BlogID: 5258  Comments: 0  Views: 1026 
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Day 13 Cook & Knowles Cave

This morning we had some more good dune country to travel so we took some GoPro footage from the top of our sand flagpole....
Created: 15 Aug 2013 17:30  BlogID: 5257  Comments: 0  Views: 867 
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Day 12 More B.M.R. Roads

Today the kids begged for the last of the bacon. We have a family fav that works well for a camp breakfast - fried eggs & bacon in a wrap with fresh avocado....
Created: 14 Aug 2013 17:20  BlogID: 5256  Comments: 1  Views: 682 
Geared up

Day 11 B.M.R. Roads

Thanks to Stephen's advanced planning & arrangements with Robin, we had permission to use closed BMR tracks south of the Anne Beadell Highway. Unfortunately,...
Created: 13 Aug 2013 16:00  BlogID: 5255  Comments: 1  Views: 834 
Geared up

Day 10 Emu & Anne Beadell Hwy

We continued to backtrack today and made our way to Camera Site C & the heavily corrugated track towards Emu although we opted to pick up an alternate track that could not have ...
Created: 12 Aug 2013 17:00  BlogID: 5244  Comments: 0  Views: 779 
300 Mile Peg

Day 9 Emu Area & Dingo Claypan

Today we departed from the clay pan and headed out to Camera Site C. This site is the location of the videos seen on DVD where the personnel turned and watched the mushroom ...
Created: 11 Aug 2013 19:05  BlogID: 5254  Comments: 0  Views: 846 
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Day 8 Emu

Today we made it to Emu after looking at some rock formations and travelling the remaining distance to Emu. Upon arrival we setup camp and Leah (coaxed by Stephen) push me ...
Created: 10 Aug 2013 20:50  BlogID: 5242  Comments: 2  Views: 640 
Len Beadell Tree

Day 7 Maralinga to Emu

Today was the start of the exploration around the larger SA area. Robin's wife Della was transferred from Ceduna hospital to Adelaide (suspected pneumonia)....
Created: 09 Aug 2013 20:41  BlogID: 5243  Comments: 0  Views: 729 
Robin at Roadside Village

Day 5 & 6 - Maralinga

On these two days we toured around the village, airstrip and then onto the Forward Area. The Forward Area is where the actual tests were carried out....
Created: 08 Aug 2013 15:26  BlogID: 5230  Comments: 1  Views: 936 
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Day 4 Border Village to Maralinga

Today started on the tar just east of border village and we headed towards Nullabor Roadhouse. The tar trip was made a little more fun with a few stops at the Bight lookouts we ...
Created: 06 Aug 2013 17:10  BlogID: 5229  Comments: 0  Views: 884 
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Day 3 - Just East of Eucla

Today for me started with a 5.4km run and hot shower from the car (twine). We left at 8:30am and finished the Overland Telegraph Line it was ok going though there were several ...
Created: 05 Aug 2013 20:18  BlogID: 5215  Comments: 1  Views: 978 
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Day 2 draws to a close

Well after a nice day we have setup camp just south of Baladonia on the Overland Telegraph Track between Norseman & Baladonia....
Created: 04 Aug 2013 17:30  BlogID: 5213  Comments: 0  Views: 911 
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First Camp & Day 1

We departed this morning after a few usual late minute issues, all of which were sorted quickly. A quick stop Repco saw us getting the last of the car spares and then off and ...
Created: 03 Aug 2013 22:02  BlogID: 5207  Comments: 0  Views: 1020 
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Maralinga here we come

We're off and so crammed full we had to leave things behind at the last minute. We won't starve though LOL! Heading from Perth to Nullarbor via Hyden-Norseman Road....
Created: 03 Aug 2013 12:57  BlogID: 5205  Comments: 1  Views: 830 
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New Swag & Packing Started for Maralinga Trip

This year we decided to get a new swag. The AOS swag we have been using is due for a new mattress and some additional waterproofing but has been great for the last 12 years of ...
Created: 02 Aug 2013 11:02  BlogID: 5200  Comments: 3  Views: 1193 
Our rig

evaNingaloo Trip 2013: A tale of woes

This is a retrospective narrative as the trip is now over and we are home. As family, friends, and long-term readers of ExplorOz would know,...
Created: 31 Jul 2013 15:54  BlogID: 5150  Comments: 8  Views: 3857 
Ok lets start

Travelling time must be approaching

Seems like the cruiser has been in car mode for so long that I almost forgot what it looks like with the seats out and gear in....
Created: 17 Jun 2013 19:16  BlogID: 4960  Comments: 1  Views: 1058 
Making Kefir Step 1

Making Kefir - Instructions

The following step by step instructions was written by me with photos of my culture. I hope that you'll find this useful. If you wish to find out more about kefir,...
Created: 12 Mar 2013 19:14  BlogID: 4705  Comments: 2  Views: 4653 
Yummy green salad

Delicious Green Salad

Had a crazy day yesterday fitting in too much and I ended up arriving home late for lunch with no idea what to prepare - all I had was this desire to use a perfect avocado ...
Created: 01 Mar 2013 13:15  BlogID: 4683  Comments: 1  Views: 1742 
The finished sauce

My experimental raw green pasta sauce

Everyday lunch is a challenge. Whilst I am perfectly happy to munch on a big salad every day, David gets a bit bored with the same textures so sometimes I try to whip up ...
Created: 28 Feb 2013 12:02  BlogID: 4679  Comments: 2  Views: 1894 
Lunch at work

My Raw Food Experiences (Michelle)

A few months ago, I was introduced to some raw vegan foodists and thus began a whole new journey of discovery about food. I've always been interested in nutrition, cooking,...
Created: 21 Feb 2013 16:34  BlogID: 4662  Comments: 12  Views: 2239 
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