Tuesday, December 25, 2007

Orroroo Reservior.

Orroroo is a small country town in the southern Flinders Ranges some 260km north of Adelaide in South Australia. The Reservoir was constructed in 1906. It originally held approximately 1,540 mega litres of water and was used by settlers for growing Lucerne and in dairies. In 1973 silt build up, insufficient rainfall and erosion caused the reservoir to be abandoned.

This will be the last posting from us as we head to the Great Ocean Road tomorrow and then onto The Grampians before returning home and back to work.

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For those who would like to have a look at the Great Ocean Road, more information can be found at this Web Site. The image below is displayed on the site listed.

Information on The Grampians can be found at this Web Site

Monday, December 24, 2007

Merry Christmas.

Merry Christmas everyone. May Santa bring you all the happiness that you deserve and much more.

Sunday, December 23, 2007

Black Rock.

This photo is of the old Black Rock Hotel in the small South Australian town of Black Rock in the mid north of the state. The photo was taken during the afternoon with the sun behind the Hotel so it is a bit darker than if it were taken mid morning, perhaps a different time of the day next time.

Wednesday, December 19, 2007

Yule River.

Bridge crossing over the Yule river in Western Australia within the Pilbara region. This photo was taken in August 2004 and at that time of the year there normally would not be water in the river. To be able to camp along side of the river while there was the water in it, made it even more memorable for us.

Tuesday, December 18, 2007

Smoko in the bush.

This is what you call smoko outback style. It was good to be able to pull up when in the outback, light a campfire and boil the billy and then enjoy a good cup of bush tea. This location was near the Gawler Ranges South Australia on a recent weekend trip that we enjoyed.

Sunday, December 16, 2007

Dry Times.

Dry times in the Southern Flinders Ranges of South Australia looking across the plains towards Orroroo from the hills above Melrose.

Saturday, December 15, 2007

Blue Lake.

Mount Gambier's Blue Lake is bright blue during the warmer period of each year as seen in this photo. The water is crystal clear to look at when up close when the lake is blue. During the off time of the year when it isn't blue, the lake appears to be a dark blue/green colour.

Wednesday, December 12, 2007

Wallaroo Sunset.

While visiting Wallaroo South Australia last weekend, we were privileged to see this sunset over the main shipping wharf.

Wednesday, December 5, 2007

River Camping.

Found these lucky campers on the bank of the River Murray near Parings South Australia in a Caravan Park called The River Bend Caravan Park. It is a relaxing time to be able to sit on the water edge and watch the day go by without a worry in the world, well we hope without a worry in the world.

Tuesday, December 4, 2007


An image of some our our roses in the front garden.

Monday, December 3, 2007


A cloudy late morning photo taken looking south from Garden Island here in Adelaide South Australia. It was a cold and windy day and although you can not see the fisherman, he was standing in the water along side of the bridge. One hopes that he was catching some fish to make it all worth while.

Sunday, December 2, 2007

Green Hills.

With these hills facing west and the late afternoon sun shining on the green grass along the Fleurieu Peninsula, it gave the afternoon a false indication of what the day was really like. Overcast for most of the day with dark shadows, these few moments were an exseption to the rule.

Saturday, December 1, 2007


Renmark is located in the Riverland 256 km from Adelaide when heading towards Sydney New South Wales. This photos shows the main wharf area where houseboats are able to tie up and walk to Renmark's shopping outlets to replenish groceries.