Before we left Hawker, our hostess took us to a near by hill to
see the view (sorry about the dirty windscreen),
dotted with flowers and birds.
to the heart of the Flinders Ranges.
Onward through Morelana Gorge with spectacular views of the
ragged teeth of the main range.
wonderfully changeable country.
making your hand itch for a paintbrush.
Although the drive was long, the smiles on our faces just grew
the further north we went.
along the sealed main drag for a while, then crossed the Range
again driving into Parachilna Gorge . . . but that is another
story for another day.
You can see the dust cloud raised by a vehicle ahead of us and
the one coming towards us although it had recently rained
These were the only two cars we saw until we had reached the
other side and the sealed road again.
I have no idea why this place makes me so happy. Most of the
time it is dry and parched and hot as well yet my cares evaporate
whenever I am here. It has a special inescapable magic all its own.
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much with such a long post.
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