Author Archives: Scott

Bring on the Birdsville Track …

Today started out OK with us bidding farewell to Frank and Helen as we left Birdsville and headed down the Birdsville Track.    Given the amount of traffic that had been up and down the Track for the Big Red … Continue reading

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Tick Big Red off the list …

This morning we checked out the Birdsville Visitor Centre, just a short walk from the caravan park. They had an interesting film on the people of the Diamantina.   We made sure that we were not too late for the … Continue reading

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Tick the Birdsville Pub off the list …

Another warm day, with the flies warming up as well. We had a bit of cleaning to do.    Yesterday while travelling on the dirt sections, the vent in the shower opened up and sucked all of the dust we … Continue reading

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Another corner off the list …

Well we had some very changing road conditions in our travel today. It started with 2 lane bitumen then to single lane bitumen to wide gravel road.   Even the gravel road was changing with good gravel surface to bull … Continue reading

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Anyone for chicken …

Another clear skied day in Western Queensland and only a few hours to get to our next destination, Windorah.   Once again the caravan park was virtually empty when we left. We are getting used to that.   The road … Continue reading

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Westward ho …

The further south we headed, the colder it was getting so it is time to head west again.   We farewelled Charleville after filling up the jerry cans. We now have an extra 40 litres of fuel which will be … Continue reading

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There it goes …

Wow, was it cold this morning. We awoke to a chilly 1C at 8am and normally we would have stayed in bed but we needed to be somewhere.   At 915am each morning, the Bureau of Meteorology releases a weather … Continue reading

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Looking for the Cosmos Bilby …

A bigger than normal travel day with 400 kilometres from Barcaldine to Charleville.   There were a few stops along the way for geocaches with one taking us to the first crash site for Qantas back a long time a … Continue reading

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Geocaching all day …

Not much today but flitting around the area grabbing 50 geocache finds while Jenny had a day back at the van taking it easy.   Even got 5 First to Finds on 4 puzzle caches and 1 multicache.   Nearly … Continue reading

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That’s a lot of machinery …

Its time to move on from Longreach but only 100 kilometres up the road to Barcaldine. Barcaldine is the location for the Queensland Outback Geocaching Muster in September.    For the event, there have been a lot of geocaches hidden … Continue reading

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