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May 22, 2016 - Parachilna

The road to Parachilna… We took the scenic (read gravel) road across to the Highway today and up to Parachilna which I assumed would be bigger than Blinman, after all it is on the railway line to Leigh Creek. Wrong! The road follows the route of the original Ghan and remnants still exist along with spikes and sleepers for the Gricer to collect. I already have a spike from the Silverton Tramway and the Old Ghan line that I “procured” a few years ago. The Flinders viewed from the east are far more interesting than the “Pound”; we felt Wilpena...

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Nov 28, 2007 - Off to Parachilna, population, 5

An early start this morning, 06:00. About half the bus was on the previous tour from Melbourne and there are two guides, Aaron and Clarke. Aaron is learning the route so Clarke is the main guide. We start are run out to Yourambulla Caves. This was a bit uninspiring as the aboriginal paintings are actually far smaller than expected. This certainly did give us an indication of what we were up against regarding the heat though!! We had a few different stops on the road to break up the drive before arriving at Parachilna. This is a tiny town...

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