A few years ago we checked
the road (open) and the weather (possible showers) before leaving
Marree (SA) to go along the Oodnadatta Track. Part way down the
track, the rain began. As is seemed obvious that it was more than a
shower we decided to push on until we got to William Creek. In the
last 32 km we passed a number of vehicles going the same way,
slipping and sliding all over the road.
We got to
William Creek and waited for more than 4 hours for the others to
join us. We were all stranded at William Creek (where the photo was
taken) for 6 days until the roads dried out enough and were opened
again for us to continue.
people were there and some were interviewed by the ABC radio (via
telephone) and we all made the best of those days, even organising a
cricket match held on the main road. Typical trailer campers, we
Harry wins an
Engel Eclipse 38L chest fridge/freezer
http://www.engelaustralia.com.au/ courtesy of Engel Australia
and Camper Trailer Australia magazine worth $899.