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Trip: Adelaide to Port Lincoln SA

There are [29] stories from my trip: Adelaide to Port Lincoln SA

25/12/2012 Christmas in Port Lincoln

AUSTRALIA | Tuesday, 25 Dec 2012 | Views [289]

To Friends and Family at Christmas

AUSTRALIA | Tuesday, 25 Dec 2012 | Views [335]

Dear family and friends Merry Christmas! I hope you enjoy good health and happiness and bring your dreams to life this coming year.   This year I am spending Christmas in Port Lincoln on the Lower Eyre Peninsula in South ... Read more >

24/12/2012 Port Lincoln

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Christmas shopping, playing ukelele

23/12/2012 Port Lincoln

AUSTRALIA | Sunday, 23 Dec 2012 | Views [290]

Swimming with the tuna, swim at Louth Bay (beautiful), dinner Marina Hotel kinkanooka  mussels pot

22/12/2012 Port Lincoln

AUSTRALIA | Saturday, 22 Dec 2012 | Views [346]

This morning I cycled out to the coastal Lincoln National Park and walked up Stamford Hill (named after a village in Matthew Flinders' homeland Lincolnshire, England) which has stunning views over Boston Bay, Boston Island and the National Park. Matthew ... Read more >

21/12/2012 Port Lincoln

AUSTRALIA | Friday, 21 Dec 2012 | Views [313]

Posted some gear to WA and updated my blog. In the evening just on sunset we visited the marina to see the huge tuna boats and were invited on board the Tacoma by Ross Haldane. The Tacoma was Australia's first purpose built tuna boat. This 84 foot ... Read more >

20/12/2012 Port Lincoln

AUSTRALIA | Thursday, 20 Dec 2012 | Views [795] | Comments [2]

This morning Linda and I played and sang Christmas Carols for the children at the kindergarten, and in the afternoon we performed with Ron and John at the Hilton Hotel for the Matthew Flinders Nursing Home clientele. My part was singing, playing ... Read more >

19/12/2012 Port Lincoln

AUSTRALIA | Wednesday, 19 Dec 2012 | Views [1415] | Comments [1]

At 8.30am I met Sean at the Grain Terminal and rode in the truck back to the farm to watch it being filled with wheat from the field bins. The road trains are plush inside with air conditioning, a padded area for sleeping and 18 gears! On ... Read more >

18/12/2012 Wangary to Port Lincoln via Big Swamp

AUSTRALIA | Tuesday, 18 Dec 2012 | Views [1022]

After a short drive we launched the boat (made from the same heavy plastic material as water tanks) at a 'secret fishing spot' and soon had our lines in for a great morning catching King George Whiting, Tommys, Trevally and Garfish. The scenery ... Read more >

17/12/2012 Port Lincoln to Wangary and Coffin Bay

AUSTRALIA | Monday, 17 Dec 2012 | Views [1378] | Comments [1]

Today I headed off to Wangary, 45km west of Port Lincoln, near Coffin Bay, to visit Nadine and Luke, a couple I met at the Tumby Bay caravan park recently. I travelled light, taking only a few clothes and some water and the ride seemed effortless despite ... Read more >

16/12/2012 Port Lincoln

AUSTRALIA | Sunday, 16 Dec 2012 | Views [326] | Comments [1]

Helped Linda hang a door on the shed, did some preparation for the gig on Thursday, bought a preloved ukelele from Linda's friend Ross and rode the Parnkalla Trail along the foreshore in the evening.

15/12/2012 Port Lincoln

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Today Linda and I took a driving tour around some of the inland areas around Port Lincoln including Green Patch and Coomunga where the recent bush fires have been, Mikkira Station and homestead which is now used for camping and home to a koala colony, ... Read more >

14/12/2012 Port Lincoln

AUSTRALIA | Friday, 14 Dec 2012 | Views [249]

Today the Port Gibbon host family visited Port Lincoln and I drove them around to do their shopping at the bulk seafood store etc. I also sang Christmas carols with Linda for the kids at the kindergarten. In the evening we had a rehearsal with Ron the ... Read more >

13/12/2012 Tumby Bay to Port Lincoln [50km / T 431]

AUSTRALIA | Thursday, 13 Dec 2012 | Views [402]

Left Tumby Bay at 6.15am as the forecast was for a hot day with winds getting up around 1pm. The temperature was actually quite cool and the winds manageable until I reached the Louth bay turnoff 20km from Port Lincoln then the wind really started ... Read more >

12/12/2012 Port Neill to Tumby Bay [43km / T 381]

AUSTRALIA | Wednesday, 12 Dec 2012 | Views [1598]

Left Port Neill at 6.15am to avoid riding in the heat of the day. I made pretty good time and rode the 43 kms in 3.75 hours arriving at 10am and stopping on the Lincoln highway to fix some breakfast at a wayside stop. There's not much shoulder to ride ... Read more >

11/12/2012 Port Gibbon to Port Neill via Arno Bay (62 km / T 338)

AUSTRALIA | Tuesday, 11 Dec 2012 | Views [537]

Left Port Gibbon at 7am to avoid the heat. I rode along the gravel for about 6kms before reaching the Lincoln Highway. Brian, a friend of Stephen's flagged me down on the highway to give me a bag of chocolate munchies. Such a lovely idea! These kept ... Read more >

10/12/2012 Port Gibbon, Eyre Peninsula - Rest Day

AUSTRALIA | Monday, 10 Dec 2012 | Views [222]

Went for a drive to Mitchelville to see Alan the guitarist from the church. He and his wife spent 30-40 years running an Aboriginal Mission in Port Augusta and have built a camp near Lucky Bay for various Aboriginal groups to visit. In the afternoon ... Read more >

09/12/2012 Port Gibbon, Eyre Peninsula - Rest Day

AUSTRALIA | Sunday, 9 Dec 2012 | Views [230] | Comments [1]

Made sandwiches for the church service then went into Cowell with my host family, visited some friends of Steve`s, did some shopping and went to the church service, including lunch afterwards. I sang them a couple of hymns during lunch with Alan on guitar.... Read more >

08/12/2012 Cowell to Port Gibbon, Eyre Peninsula [27km / T 276]

AUSTRALIA | Saturday, 8 Dec 2012 | Views [1115]

Up at 5.30am to beat the heat and headed off towards Port Gibbon at 7am with a brief stop for an egg and bacon sandwich at the Cowell road house. I took the gravel back road to Port Gibbon but found the going tough in 30kph head winds coming ... Read more >

07/12/2012 Wallaroo,Yorke Peninsula to Cowell, Eyre Peninsula via Lucky Bay Ferry [15km / T 249]

AUSTRALIA | Friday, 7 Dec 2012 | Views [422]

Up at 6am to catch the 8am ferry across Spencer Gulf to Lucky Bay. I was first to the ferry terminal so I could make sure everything went smoothly getting my gear on board. The crew were fantastic and let me on the car deck early to find a spot for my ... Read more >

06/12/2012 Moonta Bay to Wallaroo via Port Hughes and Moonta, Yorker Peninsula [20km / T 234]

AUSTRALIA | Thursday, 6 Dec 2012 | Views [452]

Left Moonta Bay for Port Hughes, a couple of kms down the road, with good views back along the coastline from where I had come, before heading into the quaint township of Moonta and the bike shop to pick up a tube. Craig at Moonta Cycles was very helpful ... Read more >

05/12/2012 Wallaroo to Moonta Bay, Yorke Peninsula [18km / T214]

AUSTRALIA | Wednesday, 5 Dec 2012 | Views [309]

Today I decided to make my way to Moonta Bay on western side of the Yorke Peninsula where I`d heard about a caravan park on the foreshore, to have a bit of a rest by the seaside. There were lots of grain trucks on the Moonta Road running back and forward ... Read more >

04/12/2012 Port Wakefield to Wallaroo [61km / T 196]

AUSTRALIA | Tuesday, 4 Dec 2012 | Views [390]

After thanking the mechanic for his input to my tyre solution, I headed off along the Port Wakefield Road/Princes Highway towards Kadina, on the northern Yorke Peninsula. After a few kms I turned off onto the Copper Coast Highway. Copper mining boomed ... Read more >

03/12/2012 Port Parham to Port Wakefield [36km / T 135]

AUSTRALIA | Monday, 3 Dec 2012 | Views [533]

Got off to an at 8am start when the weather was cool and still for a lovely peaceful ride along the gravel North Parham Road back to the Princes Highway for the trip into Port Wakefield. I used my Camps Australia iPhone App (which shows free and low ... Read more >

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02/12/2012 Middle Beach to Port Parham [47km / T 99]

AUSTRALIA | Sunday, 2 Dec 2012 | Views [998]

I headed off from Middle Beach at about 9am after chatting to Kel and Al who were curious about my bike and setup. Today I could really start to appreciate my electronic mapping and GPS setup which allowed me to follow the route north along the ... Read more >

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