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Friday, 16 May 2014

Easter Trip April 2014

Easter Trip April 2014

Tuesday 15th

Left home .....headed to Bordertown then down to Frances, had lunch at the Oval...there is a spot at the back by the Bowling Club
used for Camping....but due to the farmer next door burning off crop stubble we moved on....arriving at Goroke CP around 1:45pm
Set up only to find they put price up to $20 night powered

Wednesday Day 2
We went for a walk through the town...looking for a Church and info that we found......then had a look at the MENS SHED

Thursday Day 3
Packed up by 9am and headed back to SA....getting to Black Cockatoo Bush Camp Naracoorte....late afternoon Frank & family turned up

Friday Day 4
..more we met new Caretaker Trevor and wife.....

Saturday Day 5
We went in to Naracoorte to stock up on fuel/food etc.....was suppose to meet Bill from FB.....but was a no show

Sunday Day 6
Not much happening

Monday Day 7
Lot have packed up...we decided to stay 1 more make sure Baileys Rocks were maybe quiter...YEP!! it frickened rained overnight

Tuesday Day 8
Headed off around 8:45am.....caught Liz on way out....gave us a hug......let the HEMA GPS guide us to Baileys.....Grrrr!! sent us out via Apsley..I never learn..
but was surprised there was no one at Baileys when we arrived....started a campfire in the pit

Wednesday Day 9
No one here yet.....a few visitors checking the Rocks out.....its so quiet...(I stripped off on the offside of the van for a slap and dash wash .......only to get caught out when a Pajero turned up visiting the Rocks ;)  )

Thursday Day 10
Didn't last..... a off-road caravan arrived then 2 4x4s tenting.....more visitors showed up lunch time

                                                      home made pies for dinner

Friday Day 11
another van turned up late afternoon.....Ken and wife on way to WA....we had a drink with the off-road couple...then exit for dinner....rained all night

Saturday Day 12
Ken left in morning.....we did our dayly collection of firewood..and Rosie went for her walk around the area...
used up all the wood we collected for the fire that night.after Rosie cooked dinner on fire as she has done since Day 3

Sunday Day 13
We packed up and was out of Baileys by 8am
Set the GPS for HOME only to end up on rough roads including Border track entrance ....but finally came out near the carved trees about 35klm south of Naracoorte on the Penola road
Got diesel at Tintinara Liberty at $148.9.....stopped at a Parking bay Adelaide side of Calburra...for lunch....getting home about 1.55pm

If weather holds off we are off again Wednesday............but doesn't sound promising

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