Three States In One Day!
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Leaving Mungo National Park, we headed towards Mildura. Mildura is nestled on the Murray River, the border of New South Wales and Victoria. It’s a thriving city with wide streets and neat, manicured streetscapes.
En route to Mildura we crossed Lake Arumpo, one of the dry lakes in the ancient Willandra Lakes chain. It was a huge expanse – would have been spectacular when filled with water.
We had breakfast in New South Wales (Mungo National Park), morning tea in Victoria (at a park on the Murray River at Mildura) and lunch in South Australia (a rest stop at the border). The kids were most impressed!
We drove through Renmark to a campsite on Lake Bonney. With bad weather coming, we decided it was too exposed. So we settled for the Big 4 in Renmark instead. Heaven on earth – hot showers, camp kitchen and lots of green grass!
To Charlie, Renmark meant Next G reception, Facebook, MSN and email – connection with their world again! This was tempered by the reality of schooling in the form of distance education. We took over the camp kitchen with a suitcase full of books, computers and a printer. The kids weren’t too sure about their new teacher though. She was old-school and strict!
Renmark was a delightful place. The town centre had a big park along the Murray River and flower beds everywhere. It has a good feel, the people were friendly and the atmosphere relaxed.
The Big 4 caravan park we stayed in was East of the town and was nestled on the banks of the Murray River. It really was a delightful spot.
TourRadar have a 4 day cultural walk along the Murray River, which starts and finishes just out of Renmark.
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