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Sep 9, 2016 - Haslam "honour box" free camp

Friday September 9 Haslam “Honour Box” Camp After a quick walk along the jetty, we set out for Ceduna, passing through the Quarantine Station. It was another day of long straight stretches of road, and changing vegetation – low scrub to scrappy trees. Far from being flat, the countryside is quite undulating. We stopped at Penong to see the Largest windmill in Australia – 35 feet across, and only found in a paddock about 8 years ago. The locals have been sourcing old windmills across the country to create a tourist interest for the town, and...

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Jan 1, 2013 - Mt Ive Station to Haslam

We've had an absolute ball out at Mt Ive Station. The road heading in was fine, lot's of dust but not too rough. Arriving at the station we passed the big black submarine which marks the beginning of the driveway. Beautiful countryside, deep red dirt with small saltbush and a few mulga trees scattered about between the large rocky mountains. I'm forever feeling like I'm staring at an amazing painting, and it just can't be captured in a single photo. We'd called Amanda when we hit gravel to let her know we were on the way, and so she could...

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May 6, 2012 - Haslam

Stayed in Haslam overnight. Busy little campground with an honesty box for $5 per night. Easy morning with just a short drive down to Streaky Bay. T'Ann, the odometer was 85039. I hope. Di wrote down 85309, which is more than what it is now. I think she was felling a little Dyslexic. Just as a point of interest, The Eyre Peninusla has only 2.2% of South Australia's population, but produces 60% of South Australia's seafood and 30% of the State's grain harvest. While in Haslam I came across a Streaky Bay visitor's guide and reading through...

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