Lake Eyre Trip, Days 7-9: Relaxing in Adelaide

OK folk, a quick post to wrap up the last couple of days of our little Lake Eyre interlude. Saturday morning in Glenelg We breakfasted on Saturday morning with a few members of the group, and then had a little wander around Glenelg on a gorgeously fine Saturday morning. The cafes were abuzz with cyclists in lycra. … Read more

Lake Eyre Trip, Day 6: To Adelaide, or bust

Brr, or is it Grr … today we had to be up at 5:30am for 6am breakfast, as we had a 700-km drive back to Adelaide. We left Marree at 6:45am and, it being top of the day, we did see some early morning wildlife activity, including an emu family, several little groups of kangaroos, sheep … Read more

Lake Eyre Trip, Day 1: To Adelaide we go

We woke to the promised, but rare this autumn, rainy day. And, unusually for us, we were able to be leisurely about our departure preparations, as our first flight wasn’t until 12:50pm. It’s Mothers Day of course. By the way, where do YOU put the apostrophe? One mother’s day, multiple mothers’, or can we omit … Read more

The best laid plans

Well, you read the first post – perhaps – and now we have to tell you that things haven’t quite gone according to plan. Having spent 7 months or more planning this trip, making bookings, and looking forward to a different-for-us adventure with friends, we are now a smaller, sadder, contingent having left Sylvia and Brian behind. … Read more