West of Port Augusta the Eyre Highway runs 950km to the border of Western Australia; the journey can be made more interesting by taking a detour around the coast of the Eyre Peninsula, which has sandy white beaches, aquamarine sea, excellent fishing, and Australia’s finest seafood. Once past Ceduna, on the eastern edge of the Nullarbor Plain, there’s little beyond you and the desert. The Indian Pacific train traverses the Nullarbor further inland, through even more extreme desolation.

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