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There are plenty of interesting places to see around our base at Dunedin Park and water beckoned.
A lovely camping spot beside the river at Frenchman’s Pump.
Water from this river is pumped to the house. An amount of water is allocated by license.
Tall trees line the river.
This Pelican was saved by a camper who found it trapped in discarded fishing line years ago.
Lovely view upstream.
After filleting the fish the carcase is left for the Pelican.
Next stop was the Regulator on the Rufus River which controls the flow of water from Lake Victoria into South Australia.
Various species know this is an easy place to catch a meal.
Man and his dog
Lake Victoria was the final stop for the day.
Wetlands near the lake.
Sandbags stop erosion of the banks.
There were many clashes with the local people when Overlanders came.
Sandbags prevent erosion of the banks.
Mosaic done by local schoolshildren at Wentworth Public School..
Mosaic done by the Riverina Institute TAFE.
Mosaic done by Dareton Public School.
Back at the Oasis there were still things to see and do.
Gemma rounding up a chook.
A Wattlebird in the Bottlebrush tree..
Old laundry to explore.
A ewe recued from a muddy dam had to be unloaded.
A mud clogged ewe to try and move.
Old machinery to check out.
Dogs to exercise.
And then ………
A wonderful sunset at the end of the day.
Comments on: "Temporary Tourist – Wentworth area" (2)
Fabulous birdlife on the river and love the farm shots.
I wouldn’t want to live far from the river, the area back from it is very, very dry..