Wednesday, March 25, 2009

More on Kimba.




I don't know who is the biggest galah!!!




This shop was great. You know when you venture into those shops filled with lots of treasures e.g cane ware, teddies, prints, homewares etc and they always smell so divine, this is one of those shops.




This is the halfway across Australia sign geographically Kimba is halfway between Perth West Aust and Sydney New South Wales.


Woke up this morning and it was very misty outside but by about lunchtime the day had become rather warm. We stayed overnight at a Grain Storage Yard, they were very nice people, very welcoming. The sons are in to drag racing so we had lots to talk about as our boys are into speedway. Took some photos of motors that they could only dream of having. Bill set off to the day and caught some yabbies for our tea on their dam.




This is a view from Whites Knob Lookout of the town.

Kimba is the gateway to the Gawler Ranges in the South Aust outback. Pastoral leases were first granted here in 1872 and the 1st crops grown were in 1908 leading to the district's reputation as one of SA's major Grain Belts.






This is the sign for the Microwave Repeater Stations (below)One of the 62 sites between Port Pirie South Aust & Northam West Aust.










The Shed Bottle Shop and Front Bar isn't it quaint?

Not sure if you can read this may have to type it out later. It is quite interesting. You may need to click on it to enlarge the writing.


We will be leaving Kimba tomorrow and heading towards Iron Knob. Thank you for all your lovely comments, I will try and answer you all and check out your blog pages when we stop for a bit longer.



Talk again soon

2 comments:

Notjustnat said...

I just love the way you blog your travel. I wished I did the same on my travels in the last 30 years!!! Thanks for sharing - Natima

Micki said...

I am really enjoying reading about your travels. Your pics are gteat!
Micki