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May 29, 2016 - Lunch in Edithburgh

We planned a late lunch at Edithburgh but were there at noon. One pub has “Closed till further notice” but the older pub was open so we had the Roast Pork being Sunday. What a meal it was too plus they have a salad and Veg bar so you can help yourself to those accoutrements… It was a very filling meal… Edithburgh originally developed as a port for servicing the pastoralist pioneers. In the 1870s grain farming became a mainstay of the local economy, which it still is. At the turn of the 20th Century additional industries were established in...

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May 23, 2014 - Still in Edithburg

We are staying in Edithburg an extra day cause I am not well enough to travel. Said goodbye to Dot & Ken this morning. Yesterday we travelled out to the Innes National Park. Had a great day and saw some wonderful scenery. Had to travel back through Yorketown and then Warooka and Marion Bay. Stenhouse Bay is where they used to ship Gypsum out of. The gypsum was mined mostly at Inneston. The old jetty/wharf has been replaced with a newer version, and as far as I can tell, is just used for fishing from. Had lunch at West Cape. Hope you...

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May 21, 2014 - Edithburg

Take no notice of the last post. It was all wishful thinking and bullshit. Ken caught a baby flathead and a crab. I caught 1 KG Whiting that was only 10 inches and had to put it back. But you can dream. Can't you???? Travelled down to Edithburg this morning. I'd forgotten just how bad some South Australian roads can be!! Geez they are crap. Sometimes we were down to 60/70 KPH just so that you could hang on. The C/P at Edithburg is overlooking the water (again) of St Vincent Gulf towards Adelaide. Here for 2 nights and then up the East coast...

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