Louvre windows and corrogated iron are popular building materials and can be jazzed up with a couple of ornate old awnings

Time to post other then water shots of Fishermans Bay. FB is a shack town 180k NW of Adelaide and 6k N of Port Broughton. It is either the northern end of Yorke Peninsular or the southern bit of the Spenser Gulf or mid north region. (no one seems to be absolutely sure which) It consists of about 400 shacks, most made from what ever material was available and range from the quirky to quite elaborate, old trams or nothing more then a shed. There are about 30 – 40 ‘permanents’, with others being weekenders and holiday shacks. All the streets have fish names and only the main road in is sealed. It is the epitome of Ozzie shack life, with ‘beer o’clock’ at 4.30 while the whole place is enveloped in the smells of BBQing fish. (local catches include crabs, whiting, gar and squid) We have had our shack for about 10 years and get here when ever possible as, while it could be called a ‘shanty town’, there is just something about the place which is good for the soul.

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Taken on February 25, 2010