CHARLEVILLE – WINDORAH A great camping spot last night with a lovely warm fire. The days are warm enough but the nights are quite chilly and so the fire is a welcome addition to the campsite. It’s so relaxing and peaceful to sit in front of the fire and contemplate life. Nothing to hear but the sound of the campfire crackling, a ring top being pulled off a stubbie (or 2)… Read More
Statistics: Total Time Away: 21 days Total Distance Travelled: 5,743km Total Fuel Used: 711 litres Total Fuel Cost: $1,123.00 Most Expensive Fuel: Cooktown ($1.73/l) Cheapest Fuel: Gympie and Goondiwindi ($1.55/l) No. of Nights Free Camping: 4 nights No. of Nights at Caravan Parks: 16 nights Total Cost of Accommodation: $520.00 Avg. Cost of Accommodation: $32.00 Total Cost of Sightseeing: $90.00 Total Cost of Food: $952.00 Mechanical Problems: 0 Tent Problems: slight repair… Read More
I don’t know what I can say about the amazing piece of architecture and museum known as the Australian Stockman’s Hall of Fame. What started as a germ of an idea of Mr Hugh Sawrey became a reality with the help of icons like RM Williams and other Australians. Opened by Queen Elizabeth II in 1988, the Hall of Fame houses 5 different galleries dedicated to stories of the untold heroes of the… Read More
After reluctantly saying goodbye to green grass and shady areas, we headed off towards Longreach. Again, more desolation by way of dry land and no crops, poor cattle and roos littering the side of the road. I was becoming accustomed to seeing emus in the paddocks but can never become accustomed to the sight of stock in poor condition. First stop was at Tambo and I thought it was a lovely little… Read More
Well, the first mod has been done and it is the much needed canopy. Damian has been searching for nearly 2 years to find the perfect canopy to fit our needs and as it turns out, the perfect canopy was literally on our doorstep in a tiny little town just near us. We ordered the canopy and it was made for us in a quick turnaround time. We just had to pick… Read More
There are two schools of thought regarding how much to plan an upcoming trip of any magnitude. One school says ‘plan to the nth degree so that virtually nothing is left to chance’. Now, usually in my everyday life, I am in that camp. I plan my day in 15min blocks and am never, ever late. Rules govern my life and I am called ‘Sheldon’ at home by Damian. I have an… Read More
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