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Wilpena Pound

Posted on 9 Oct 2008 | 0 comments

A long weekend means a chance to drive to the Flinders Ranges and explore Wilpena Pound!

 

good start of the long weekend

good start of the long weekend

Jonno and Jude at the start of the hike

Jonno and Jude at the start of the hike

Jude remembered this spot from 1998...

Jude remembered this spot from 1998…

the scenery is magnificent

the scenery is magnificent

Jon and Jude overlooking Wilpena Pound

Jon and Jude overlooking Wilpena Pound

Jonno, Jude and Jon

Jonno, Jude and Jon

Jon on the way to the rim of Wilpena Pound

Jon on the way to the rim of Wilpena Pound

Wilpena Pound

Wilpena Pound

picnic lunch on the rim of Wilpena Pound

picnic lunch on the rim of Wilpena Pound

the lizards here are not shy

the lizards here are not shy

stunning views outside the Pound

stunning views outside the Pound

galah

galah

Jon & Jude on the way to our camp site for the night

Jon & Jude on the way to our camp site for the night

more views

more views

at the camp site we find other people already there - turns out it is David Knox, the CEO of the company Jon and Jonno work for with his family...

at the camp site we find other people already there – turns out it is David Knox, the CEO of the company Jon and Jonno work for with his family…

pretty flower

pretty flower

the next day we go for a day walk

the next day we go for a day walk

mini break

mini break

lots of dry creek beds and waterfalls

lots of dry creek beds and waterfalls

Jon climbing up the waterfall

Jon climbing up the waterfall

views

views

Jon with more views

Jon with more views

a little break

a little break

Jon on the way to Mary's Peak

Jon on the way to Mary’s Peak

it gets steep in places

it gets steep in places

Jude at the top

Jude at the top

a late finish of the hike due to all our extra hiking

a late finish of the hike due to all our extra hiking

sensational roads here

sensational roads here

another walk in a dry river bed

another walk in a dry river bed

a goanna

a goanna

last views of Wilpena Pound

last views of Wilpena Pound

unfortunately the Pajero spits out all its coolant somewhere in the middle of nowhere (with no phone reception)

unfortunately the Pajero spits out all its coolant somewhere in the middle of nowhere (with no phone reception)

after a passer-by alerts the RAC, they come to the rescue and give us a rental vehicle to get home!

after a passer-by alerts the RAC, they come to the rescue and give us a rental vehicle to get home!

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