Monthly Archives: August 2009

016 Summit Hike Uluru NT 6km [46km] 52km (4434km)

G’day Erik Welcome to Day 78. Today you are 11 weeks old. Today was a lot sunnier than yesterday, so we headed out to hike up Uluru. Just as we were about to head off I realised that I had left … Continue reading

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015 Kata Tjuta Hike NT 8km [40km] 111km (4382km)

G’day Erik Welcome to Day 77. We woke up tired from you having another bad sleep. Rain and wind was forecast for today, so we skipped the Uluru Summit Hike and went Kata Tjuta (The Olgas) to do the Valley of … Continue reading

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014 Marla SA to Yulara NT 490km (4271km)

G’day Erik Welcome to Day 76. This morning we got up relatively early as we had a big drive ahead of us. Your Mum and I swapped the driving so that neither of us got too tired. We stopped at the SA/NT border … Continue reading

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013 Coober Pedy to Marla SA 244km (3781km)

G’day Erik Welcome to Day 75. This morning we checked out of our first night of non-van accommodation. We spend the night at the Desert View Underground Motel in Coober Pedy SA. It was kinda cool being in a dugout … Continue reading

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012 Lake Hart to Coober Pedy SA 359km (3537km)

G’day Erik Welcome to Day 74.  This morning we slept in then had pancakes for breakfast. The flies nearly drove me insane. Your Mum drove today, whilst I used the laptop to go through the emails that have turned up … Continue reading

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011 Port Augusta to Lake Hart SA 238km (3178km)

G’day Erik Welcome to Day 73.  Today our aim was to drive from Port Augusta to Coober Pedy.  However, I had to take the van into Port Augusta Ford to have a new EGR Solonoid installed. I dropped everyone into … Continue reading

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010 Wilpena to Port Augusta SA 163km (2940km)

G’day Erik Welcome to Day 72.  Today we headed into a pretty strong headwind as we drove from Wilpena to Port Augusta. We stopped at the old Kanyaka Homestead ruins to see what farming life was like in the 1800s. Going … Continue reading

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