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Re: WA Nat Rally 2016 Here we come
« Reply #50 on: March 24, 2016, 08:34:10 PM »
Thanks for the heads up guys.  More opportunity for me to tell him what to do!! :spank
We have ridden away from the rain today, are in Norseman tonight and have fine weather and have managed to dry out the camper.  We had a very quick look around Esperence and yes Sicman we rode along the Great Ocean drive.  It was simply stunning.
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Re: WA Nat Rally 2016 Here we come
« Reply #51 on: March 24, 2016, 08:42:11 PM »
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Re: WA Nat Rally 2016 Here we come
« Reply #52 on: March 25, 2016, 02:04:58 AM »
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Re: WA Nat Rally 2016 Here we come
« Reply #53 on: March 26, 2016, 01:13:28 AM »
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Re: WA Nat Rally 2016 Here we come
« Reply #54 on: March 26, 2016, 09:24:13 AM »
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Re: WA Nat Rally 2016 Here we come
« Reply #55 on: March 26, 2016, 07:21:41 PM »
From Norseman we hit the road again and headed East - a smoko stop at Balladonia first then continuing on a total of 720kms for the day to Border Village for o/night.
Today we checked out the cliffs at Border Village and then journeyed on in a very pleasant 22- 23 degrees to Ceduna, checked out the huge windmills at Penong on the way, where Peter suggested a cold drink from the servo, which I was looking forward to. However when we got there we had a cold glass of water out of the fridge and some carrot sticks ( before the border check) . I know now how the Easter bunny feels  WOW.
We are now enjoying a coldie in Ceduna.   :beer

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Re: WA Nat Rally 2016 Here we come
« Reply #56 on: April 03, 2016, 07:43:43 PM »
Here is the well travelled dynamic duo on leaving our place this morning.......this was their last day of travel heading home from NatRally 2016. We where privileged to catch them on their first day also.....8 weeks on the road, super fantastic effort guys.....now back to the grind for them, or is it  :whistle


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Re: WA Nat Rally 2016 Here we come
« Reply #57 on: April 03, 2016, 09:05:35 PM »
Here is the well travelled dynamic duo on leaving our place this morning.......this was their last day of travel heading home from NatRally 2017. We where privileged to catch them on their first day also.....8 weeks on the road, super fantastic effort guys.....now back to the grind for them, or is it  :whistle




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Re: WA Nat Rally 2016 Here we come
« Reply #58 on: April 03, 2016, 09:10:36 PM »
You mean 2016 or did I sleep through 12 months.   

I think he did a mental skip, thinking you'll be preparing for attending Woolli in 2017.    :thumbsup
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Re: WA Nat Rally 2016 Here we come
« Reply #59 on: April 03, 2016, 09:18:53 PM »
Peter and I made it safely home about lunch time today. We've travelled a tad under 12500 Kms since leaving home almost eight weeks ago.    :13Candy
We have had an absolutely fantastic time, met some wonderful people and spent time with familiar faces forging lasting friendships.  The bike and camper trailer never missed a beat the entire way. We are certainly blessed to be able to complete our great adventure. Would we do it all again. Yes, in a heart beat. 
After I've done the sums I'll post up some further details. 
 
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Re: WA Nat Rally 2016 Here we come
« Reply #60 on: April 03, 2016, 09:23:04 PM »
After I've done the sums I'll post up some further details. 

Spare us the cost of fuel!!  I tallied it and it wasn't pretty- almost the same as Mrs Biggles' return airfare BNE-PTH-BNE.
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Re: WA Nat Rally 2016 Here we come
« Reply #61 on: April 04, 2016, 03:27:24 AM »
Great that you are home safe and sound and you had a fantastic time :like
Thanks for sharing your 8 weeks with us and looking forward to catching up
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Re: WA Nat Rally 2016 Here we come
« Reply #62 on: April 04, 2016, 06:24:29 AM »
... looking forward to catching up
at a local RTE sometime
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Re: WA Nat Rally 2016 Here we come
« Reply #63 on: April 04, 2016, 08:54:18 AM »
Glad to see you are back safely. Dont forget the kilometres on four wheels you can add to the total (in brackets) o:) o:)
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Re: WA Nat Rally 2016 Here we come
« Reply #64 on: April 04, 2016, 03:02:57 PM »
Well the numbers are in and here's a summary.
We travelled almost 12500kms, the cost of fuel in round figures was $1250 meaning it cost 10c per km.  Not bad really when we towed the camper for most of that distance and were 2 up all the way.  Can't beat that  :thumbs
Staying with fellow Oz Stoc members certainly helped with accommodation but we stayed in CV parks most of the time and accommodation costs were $1500 - the most expensive being a cabin in Perth for five nights.
And yes Garry we did clock up quite a few K's in your car or Stinky Pete's which we could add in as well.
Hopefully Peter and I can have the pleasure of returning the favor some time down the track.   ++ ++
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Re: WA Nat Rally 2016 Here we come
« Reply #65 on: April 04, 2016, 03:35:56 PM »
So it's true......PC drank more than the bike  :Stirpot
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Re: WA Nat Rally 2016 Here we come
« Reply #66 on: April 04, 2016, 06:42:51 PM »
Was not brave enough to add that one up but possibly yes. Interesting across the Nullabor with Stinky Pete we consistently used 1/3 more fuel than he did.
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Re: WA Nat Rally 2016 Here we come
« Reply #67 on: April 04, 2016, 06:48:53 PM »
Once you've settle back to reality (home) is there anything you would do or do differently?
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Re: WA Nat Rally 2016 Here we come
« Reply #68 on: April 04, 2016, 07:51:03 PM »
We have both spoken about this ourselves and to be honest  - No there is nothing that stood out as being a problem or issue that  we wish we could of changed.  It was a long way, we saw a lot of different country, scenery and tourist attractions but there is an incredible amount we did not see.  We will go back to WA in the not too distant future. It was like any other holiday , it was TOO SHORT.   >:()
 
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Re: WA Nat Rally 2016 Here we come
« Reply #69 on: April 05, 2016, 07:48:52 PM »
I bet you ran inside and hugged the stuffing out of your wardrobe  :rofl


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« Reply #70 on: April 05, 2016, 08:15:41 PM »
Sure did. Had to go out today and there was just toooo much choice. Had trouble deciding what to wear.  :runyay :think1
 

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Re: WA Nat Rally 2016 Here we come
« Reply #71 on: April 05, 2016, 09:45:02 PM »
We have both spoken about this ourselves and to be honest -  We will go back to WA in the not too distant future. It was like any other holiday , it was TOO SHORT.   >:()
:think1 You would be used to things being too short around your place wouldn't you?  :whistle :grin
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Re: WA Nat Rally 2016 Here we come
« Reply #72 on: April 06, 2016, 08:53:55 AM »
:think1 You would be used to things being too short around your place wouldn't you?  :whistle :grin

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Re: WA Nat Rally 2016 Here we come
« Reply #73 on: April 06, 2016, 09:56:24 AM »
Well PC aint that tall Pete  :whistle  :grin
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Re: WA Nat Rally 2016 Here we come
« Reply #74 on: April 08, 2016, 08:37:13 AM »
Great to see you two are home safe.     :runyay

It was fun reading your updates from different places as you travelled.


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