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Dec 13, 2017 - Day 17 - Border Village to Coolgardie

We set the clock to Perth’s time before bed, just to forget about all the silly times we would have found on our way to home. We had no fruit and veggies so we were let in WA and by 6:00 we were already cruising. The sky was overcast with solid, grey cloud and wet fog, eventually few rare drops from the sky decided to make their daily appearance. The rain overalls were a good idea and eventually we kept them on for good 500 km. We copy the stops of the way east. The temperature was quite fresh, so the ride was less tiring than the day...

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Aug 25, 2009 - Tuesday 25th August

25th august I've been a tad concerned for about a week that the car rego was due for renewal so 1st thing today we drove into Kalgoorlie and located the licensing centre. 30 seconds on the computer and the girl is telling me it expired yesterday...just in time. Paid the bill and walked out with my new sticker....we're legal again. After that we treated ourselves to a Dome capo and a disgustingly sinful blueberry danish...well.....it's been a while. Then it's off to Woolies for some groceries and then a decision as to what to do in Kal...

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Aug 24, 2009 - Monday 24th August

Woke to low cloud and an icy wind, certainly back in the south now....suddenly Darwin is attractive again. Beanies and coats are required today. Got moving early, out past the big Kookynie roundabout....we did ask the publican why it was necessary and then wished we hadn't. 1st stop was the Niagara dam, just past the old Niagara townsite, another once thriving gold town now reduced to absolutely nothing but low scrub. Just 12km from Kookynie, Niagara boasted 7 pubs, butcher, baker, 2 chemists, 4 churches....so a sizable town.....hard to...

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