Four days in the Flinders Ranges - Anzac Weekend 2013

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Four days in the Flinders Ranges - Anzac Weekend 2013

Unread post by AJ » April 28th, 2013, 8:57 pm

We decided to make the Anzac Weekend a four day break by taking the Friday off too. Nothing too challenging, just a short drive (hour and a half) to one of our favourite campgrounds – Stony Creek Bush Camp at Wilmington. We took the Patrol and caravan and Tim & Mel took their camper. We met up there with another nine families from the Whyalla 4WD Club that arrived at various times over the four days.

A very large group but very little planned as this was a relax and unwind kind of laid back trip.
Here are some of my pics form the trip. Enjoy!

Thursday was the long drive to camp. We were set up by 11am…… Nothing was planned for the day and so thats what we did.

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Friday…..another lazy day. At about three in the afternoon we put the L plates onto the Patrol and Mitch and I went for a drive. He drove through Horrocks Pass and down onto Highway One. We turned around at Port Augusta and returned to Wilmington. Great experience for him on the winding roads and out on the highway.

Nearing sunset we again drove with Mitch at the wheel to Hancocks Lookout for some sunset photos. First we stopped to shoot a farmhouse.
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We arrived at the lookout just in time to set up and start shooting.
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Saturday was a day trip South to Wirrabara State Forest for a look around.
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Contemplation

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Hiding in the woodpile……… a split window Kombi

After the Forest we continued on to the Bridle 4WD Trail for views across Spencer Gulf.
That night we really roughed it with pizzas cooked in the Cobb followed by a choice of two cheesecakes (coffee or crunchie) and two dampers (chocolate or golden syrup)

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Campfire

Sunday was, sadly, pack up and go home. The end of a very relaxing four day weekend.
Andrew - Whyalla SA
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Re: Four days in the Flinders Ranges - Anzac Weekend 2013

Unread post by Peter Aawen » April 28th, 2013, 11:12 pm

You've got some bloody great pics there AJ! Looks like you had a good weekend too! :D
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Re: Four days in the Flinders Ranges - Anzac Weekend 2013

Unread post by Clint N » May 5th, 2013, 6:26 pm

that cheesecake was pretty sensational :)

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Re: Four days in the Flinders Ranges - Anzac Weekend 2013

Unread post by Pouchie » May 20th, 2013, 11:00 pm

Love the sunsets AJ good one
Cheers
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