Day 18 – 29 September

After breakfast we headed into town to have a good look around.. here is a pic of the truck which is called a blower at the entrance of town.

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First stop was the scenic look out.

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pic 41Then it was off to the Big Winch. This is actually the second piece of artwork as the first one was destroyed in a 1986 cyclone.

pic 42And here is the first tree in coober pedy, it was made from parts from a truck that was burnt out.

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And then it was off to look at a prop or too and some opal shops.

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And we saw the opal beatle and had to get a snap.

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Then it was off to the Breakaways down the road.

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We drove till the look out and had some ice-creams.

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Isaac loved his.

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Afterwards we continued on the dirt road and along the dog fence. Which is 5600km or so long now.. and is extremely effective in keeping the dingos from the local live stock.

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Then it was off to Old timers Mine.

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Now I didn’t go in. My sister Chareen and the kids did.. I’ve been in before.

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After the tour we went to see a Blower in action.

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We then headed to the local supermarket to pick up some supplies and filled up the cars on our way back to camp.. well that’s all for today.

All photos were taken by Chareen. Also check out Chareen’s blog – Every Bed Of Roses, and my dad’s blog – Dingo Den’s Travels.

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