The Heysen 56: Laundry Soap

Tuesday, November 01, 2016 https://www.flickr.com/photos/186593395@N08/49470374346/in/dateposted-public/ Zero in Kapunda. I lazed around in the morning, then went to the laundromat (there's a laundromat!) only to discover that it had no detergent dispensers. Searching for small quantities of detergent at the grocery store, I bought a 4-pack of 'laundry soap', assuming that soap = detergent. No, it's …

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The Heysen 55: Hello Hallo

Monday, October 31, 2016 - 15 km https://www.flickr.com/photos/186593395@N08/49469878948/in/dateposted-public/ I packed up and began walking early this morning, passing into cattle territory. I was wary of the cows since in the Marschalls Hut logbook some hikers mentioned being chased uphill, but when I came near a group of cows on a road, they ran away. Then …

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The Heysen 53: Beware the Possums

Saturday, October 29, 2016 - 27.76 km Another long day today, but a nice one. Everything seems nice after the Melrose to Hallett leg. https://www.flickr.com/photos/186593395@N08/49470585707/in/dateposted-public/ The only less pleasant section was a long plod along Tarnma Road to Marrabel, which the Heysen passes directly through. https://www.flickr.com/photos/186593395@N08/49469873343/in/dateposted-public/ Statue in Marrabel The pub has good food according …

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The Heysen 44: The White Truck

Tuesday, October 18, 2016 - 21.92 km https://www.flickr.com/photos/186593395@N08/49465488293/in/dateposted-public/ Today began with another road walk. I kept seeing white trucks and only white trucks. After awhile I started thinking that they were all the same white truck going back and forth, and that even when it came from the same direction twice in a row, it …

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The Heysen 42: Zero in Spalding

Sunday, October 16, 2016 https://www.flickr.com/photos/186593395@N08/49469955146/in/dateposted-public/ Spalding from afar Today was a zero day in Spalding. I purchased supplies and snacks at the general store. The homemade 'veggie square' was delicious - I don't know what was in it, but it tasted like a frittata. I was originally planning to send a resupply package from Crystal …

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