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Old 22-10-2017, 09:51 PM
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Little Desert Star party 2017

Some video from Vicsouth 2017. Beautifully clear night on the Friday but mostly cloudy on the Saturday. Some great tracks around the lodge and some nice waterholes which proved excellent for some bird watching. Catering was awesome too A most enjoyable couple of days.
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Old 23-10-2017, 08:34 AM
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Ah yes it is a great spot I have been myself a few years ago.

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Old 23-10-2017, 09:04 AM
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Ah yes it is a great spot I have been myself a few years ago.

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It's amazing how fast time goes by - I have a picture of you taking photos on the lawn - it was 2005. Can't believe it was that long ago.
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Really John, that long ago, yes i did take many pictures, to the annoyance of some

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Old 23-10-2017, 12:15 PM
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Great little video and music Setting with cabins looks a bit like BSG kind of setup. Makes me want to go there next one and check it out. About the same distance as astrofest for me. What's the desert fence about? Keep things in or out?

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Cheers Marc. The fence is to keep predators out. Inside the fenced area -which is the Little Desert Lodge, there is a Mallee Fowl aviary, which is fenced separately too. There are big sliding gates that open up for cars when they drive onto the concrete pad and the fence is electrified too - it's a serious bit of kit.

My cousin was caretaker there a few years ago, and when I visited him, he took me to another fenced area within the Little Desert National Park and showed me a nesting Mallee Fowl there. These two areas are the only fenced areas in the park that I know of but there could be others.

Both fenced areas are relatively tiny in comparison to the Little Desert NP, you could easily cover all the tracks in a day. But then you can go through the gates into the NP itself - there's an 86km desert walk for the really keen.
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Cool - I figured. Keep all the cats out. The area looks really nice.

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and the fence is electrified too - it's a serious bit of kit.
Wow... no peeing in the dark then I take it.

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Sounds like a serious Trek.
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Cool video 👌👌 I will get to this camp one year 😍🍸😜
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