wanderingtheworldwithwilly

This is going to be attempt at recording our travels in our wild aim of driving the world overland. As we are both still working we will be doing it in “bites” Last year Australia, this year The southern part of Africa. Most will be done on an I pad – so please forgive spelling…

DAY 10

Next morning saw we had dripped mud all over the driveway so need to clean that up. The lady is fascinating having traveled and trekked all over the world as well as having worked in opal mines. Off to Adelaide. Buildings, clean cars, quick look into Myers before heading off to Glenelg to look for…

Day 9

Long drive out to …………where we left the Jenkins family. Willy and I hot footed it out as we wanted to make it to the Barosssa valley. Happened upon the Marble lodge in……… C . Warm,comfortable, near GOOD FOOD, showered which was. Wonderful, washed hair, used a hair drier, read a newspaper. Still no clean…

Day 8 Beautiful flowers

We decided to take a flight over Lake Eyre today. So much for my promise that I would never going in a light plane. I figure that there is no wind, no clouds, no mountain and I probably could not ask for safer conditions. We arrived at the plane and willy tried to reassure me…

Day 7

Dingoes howled all night all around us.  It was much colder so had to zip up our sleeping bags. The morning brought sunny ish weather but also a  forecast of rain soon. We decided to give getting out a go. Going  south seemed  to be smarter as there is less of the mud that way…

Day 6 – a community developing

Well eventually had about 27 Cars limp in by last night. Clapham junction ! Was entertainment almost all afternoon sitting on the sentry hill watching them come down they were taking hours to move a matter of metres  Many many more stuck on road . Some are still 25 km down road without food and…

Day 5

Day 5 Wake at about 3 am to a bit of rain. Dingoes howling all around, full moon or close to it. Wonder whether this counts for the warning ” DO NOT drive the Strezleki track if there has been rain. ” Hop out to wee and sink 5 cm into soft mud. Suggest to…