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Lithium (LiFePo4) batteries

My LiFePo4 post from 2013 (https://nussbaumerweb.wordpress.com/2013/04/17/lithium-lifepo4-batteries/) on this blog still receives a lot of views. More than 3 years later it is seriously out of date. For a starter, the Kedron was sold together with the LiFePo4 batteries back in … Continue reading

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To Derby

4th July, 2015 Our time in Broome had come to an end and we headed east back in the direction of Queensland but it will still be some months before we are home. Even as we left Broome’s Gateway, we … Continue reading

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Broome – Town Beach

22nd and 25th June, 3rd July, 2015. We had read about Town Beach in a few brochures so we decided to have a look at it on our first Monday in Broome. The Pioneer Cemetery located in the park was … Continue reading

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Broome – Cable Beach and Gantheaume Point

21st June, 2015 On our first drive into Broome, we decided to have a look at Cable Beach to see if it lived up to its fame. It certainly is a beautiful stretch of coastline but has a very commercial … Continue reading

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Gary Junction Road – 3 – to Western Australia, Buck Hills

3rd/4th June 2015 Our next fuel stop was in Kintore. Another Aboriginal Community where the fuel pumps are located in secure, small brick buildings. After filling up with diesel at two dollars a litre and getting some groceries at the store, … Continue reading

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Oodnadatta Track – 5 – Campsite outside William Creek

15th/16th May 2015 A short distance after William Creek Val spotted this area close to a disused dam. It was an ideal camping spot. As this was the first night that the six of us were camping together, Val opened … Continue reading

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Oodnadatta Track – 4 – Wabma Kadarbu Mount Spring

15th May 2015 Not much further along we stopped at the Wabma Kadarbu Mount Spring. From the parking area it is a short walk to the Mount Spring. (Lesley’s photo) The spring is a round pond were you can see … Continue reading

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Saturday – Crystal Brook Gathering

Once again I didn’t walk very far on Saturday morning. This is about as far as I walked – the green of one of the golf holes. Green is probably not the right word – not a blade of grass in … Continue reading

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Friday morning walk – old buildings

On Friday I walked into town along back streets. Many beautiful buildings that were built about 100 years ago. I am not going to comment on every photo, rather I hope that these photos give you an impression of Crystal … Continue reading

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Thursday morning walk

On Thursday morning I only walked a short walk around the immediate surroundings of the caravan park. At the turn off to the caravan park I found this monument commemorating Edward John Eyre who gave Crystal Brook its name. He … Continue reading

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Burra Creek Gorge – early morning walk

As the sun was rising above the horizon, I was out for my early morning walk. The light and shadows on the wheat fields made interesting patterns. Another look at the wheat fields with a slightly different angle. The hills … Continue reading

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Burra Creek Gorge – day of arrival

From Hogwash Bend it was a quick trip to Burra Creek Gorge. It involved crossing the river Murray with a ferry. This is a convenient service that is completely free of charge for the users. The ferry runs along cables … Continue reading

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Gum Bend Lake

Gum Bend Lake is another free campsite that is quite popular. The lake is artificial and is used for skiing as well as other recreational activities. On the first morning I walked around the lake. This photo is looking from … Continue reading

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Lithium (LiFePo4) batteries

This is probably not worth reading unless you are interested in Lithium batteries! There is an update to this post: https://nussbaumerweb.wordpress.com/2016/10/12/lithium-lifepo4-batteries-2/ As mentioned in previous posts I wanted to set up the caravan and LandCruiser with LiFePo4 batteries. There were … Continue reading

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