Most of you will know we were away for a while for a little trip
to the Eyre Peninsula. Our first two nights were spent in Melrose
where my SkyWatch shots came from. Onward through this pass
where you can just glimpse the sea in the distance and on to
The Arid Lands Botanical Gardens at Port Augusta where we
were welcomed by this beautiful goanna, all of 3' long and not
at all shy.
lunch at the restaurant as well as acquiring a great book on desert
plants so that I can bore you with botanical names galore in the
have a sense of humour and ask their girlfriends to marry them
on the side of five huge water tanks in the middle of nowhere.
the beach, a romantic dinner and next morning on wheels again
to lunch at this charming old hotel in Cowell where the largest
jade deposit in the world is found and
on their bench on the verandah. We spent the night in a cabin at
the beach side caravan park and I had a chance in the evening to
dangle my line from the jetty.
destination in Tumby Bay where we had a welcoming committe
serenade us on the sea front.
booked, but it was so pleasant there that we stayed eight nights
All photos enlarge and if you wish to see the marriage proposal,
enlarge at least the water tanks.
Thanks to the eager beavers among the MY WORLD Team, I too can share
this epic with the world.