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Feb 29, 2016 - An interesting but quite cold and blowy stay in Port MacDonnell

Port MacDonnell is our last stop in South Australia before we enter the state of Victoria and we finally reach Katie and Andy's time . Victoria is 30 min ahead of SA so we will lose 30 min tomorrow on our travel day. Port MacDonnell is a very upmarket fishing settlement. The harbour is full of privately owned large and small motor boats with fishing lines propped up,out the back and over half the properties seem empty. There is no decent shop as we found to our dismay ...... when we tried to buy something to cook for our evening...

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Feb 27, 2016 - Back to the coast and Port MacDonnell

The weather was much better for our travel day to Port MacDonnell so we stopped at the volcanic crater lakes in Mount Gambia en route. They were quite spectacular and reminded us of the cratwr rims and lakes we had seen in New Zealand when we visited the volcanic valley but these in Mount Gambia were obviously a lot older.

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May 21, 2011 - Port MacDonnell May 14-21

Spent a wonderful week with Helen in Port MacDonnell,. about 25kms directly south of Mt Gambier, in SA. Helen and I joined the WRANS in the same intake in 1967, became Communicators and have been friends ever since. She still works very hard at both the Cafe and doing her Aged Care stint, but, in between her work hours, we had a great time. She showed us around the rugged "Shipwreck Coast" of the area, we spent some days in Mount Gambier and others were spent at home relaxing. When in the Mount, Pete and I did a tour of the Blue Lake (not...

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Around Aus in 2011

Feb 3, 2006 - Off the Western Australia coast

Hi there It is Daniel's 6th birthday today and, as previously planned, Ken rang from the ship, to wish him Happy Birthday. He said he is off the west Australian coast which is a surprise as we thought the ship was going up the East Coast. The phone calls are very expensive and we were told that they were only to be used for emergencies and for special occasions, so we thought he might be able to use it for Daniel's birthday.

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