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Oct 3, 2016 - Plane ride to Lake Eyre

Early up to catch a plane from Coober Pedy airport. Here we met out pilot - a 21yo called Kat who was excellent given the crazy wind howling. We flew out to the northern Lake Eyre which only had a little water in it but some bird life - pelicans, comorants and black swans. We then flew down to southern lakes which has the lowest place in Australia (actually below sea level) where the water was. It was huge and an array of colours- glad we did it. We then flew to the very small township of William Creek (which is basically a pub and airport)...

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Dec 13, 2006 - William Creek

Day 2 began at 6.30am and the destination was William Creek. No bunkhouse here so a night in swags with the flies. Continuing along the Oodnatta Track we passed through Lyndhurst - the home of Talc Alf (nutter), Farina - a now derelict town which had begun as an ambitious attempt to build a thriving farming community in the middle of the desert. Unfortunately the lack of water meant nothing grew. Ever. Still, give 'em their due they kept plugging away for almost 40 years the fools. From here it was dirt track all the way. We stopped at...

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