Newcastle Waters NT – Free rest stop

Newcastle Waters NT - Free rest stop

Newcastle Waters NT – Free rest stop

Lazy morning with a cuppa and a cooked brekky.
Showers all round before packing up, filling up our water tanks and giving the car a quick wash down (first since Lawn Hill – still dirty – eep!)
Uneventful drive north to Newcastle Waters. Re-fueled at Elliot and we finally got some bread!
Very tired!
Off in the distance caught a glimpse of what looked like a huge flat salt plane. Not sure..
Arrived at Newcastle Waters, contemplating driving through to Daly Waters but we would have arrived after 5pm – ouch.
Made lunch (yum salad wraps) and claimed out free spot then sat back and watched all the others arrive (there’s about 20 vehicles here now)
Wacked up the antenna and we both did some work – got decent internet here which is good!
Bloody generators, but at least they’re all off by 8 :)
With our new solar controller we are getting amazing life our of the batteries. Charging laptops and phones and cameras and the inverter hasn’t complained one bit.
Taking some photos outside for a second attempt star trails. It’s on an automatic timer taking a shot every 16 seconds. click click click click click click … soothing..
Best chicken curry and rice ever.
Heating up some Banka Banka water for a hot water bottle to keep us cosy tonight, sitting back for a movie on the laptop before hitting the hay.
nite!

Newcastle Waters NT – Free rest stop

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