Memorable experiences from Coober Pedy

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At the beginning of my career break in September, I took a road trip to Coober Pedy from Adelaide. Coober Pedy was unique in itself and the road trip was really beautiful. We also had some memorable experiences during this trip. This post is to pen down those amazing memories.

Memorable experiences from Coober Pedy 

Look at that Moon!

‘Oh my God!’, ‘What is that?’, ‘Is that really the moon?’, ‘Is it real?’, ‘You got to be kidding me!’ were some of the thoughts my friends and I had when we saw a half round shaped ‘something’ at the end of the horizon. And yes, we did quickly realise it was the spectacular moon. A big round red moon!

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The sight was absolutely breathtaking, the moon was huge and red and spectacular. The pictures do no justice to the sight we saw. We parked our car on the side of the highway and took so many pictures to our heart’s content. This is one such beautiful moment that we will never forget in our lives. And we are glad that we experienced this amazing memorable moment.

Spotting a vulture

It is during an unfortunate situation that you spot a vulture. There were so many road kills on my recent road trip, between Adelaide and Coober Pedy. Many wallabies and wildlife killed on the highways. There were dead carcasses on either sides of the roads and these served as a great food source for the vultures. The vultures fed on those dead wallabies, while the crows patiently waited at a considerable distance.

It was my first time. I had never seen a vulture before. They are such big birds and they ruled those roads. But I need to confess, I expected more hair/fur on their heads. Well, they were pretty much bald – which was surprising to me 😀 .

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