Category Archives: Holidays

Broken Hill to Riverton – The gift that keeps on giving …

Its been over a month since we were on the Birdsville Track but it is still that gift that keeps on giving. Woke up this morning to a flat tyre on the wheel we had the blowout on the Birdsville … Continue reading

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Bourke to Broken Hill – Its good to see water …

The rain continued through the night and by morning 9mm had fallen with more on the way. The wind had dropped away so I hit the road. The original plan was to go through to Wilcannia. The rain had brought … Continue reading

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Charleville to Bourke – Is that a real snake …

Well the Harley alarm clock was 722am. I didnt hear them pack up but certainly heard them leave. I guess I am having an early start for the 460km drive to Bourke. It was a good travel day with warm … Continue reading

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Barcaldine to Charleville – Homeward bound …

With the Queensland Outback Geocaching Muster now over, it is the 2000 kilometre trek back to South Australia. The weather up here has been great with warm days and warm nights but apparently SA has had warm weather as well. … Continue reading

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Caching Jericho – I am up for the Challenge …

The Queensland Outback Geocaching Muster had placed out a series of Challenge Geocaches involving finding caches within the Barcaldine Region to meet the following criteria: GC7VJYZ Ordinary Average Guy (35 Regular caches) GC7VJZ2 Anything You Can Do (8 Multi caches) … Continue reading

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Coat of Arms time …

It was a Australian Coat of Arms type of day with plenty of kangaroos and emus along the way with the living out numbering the roadkill for a change.   An easy day travelling from Cunnamulla to Charleville. It only … Continue reading

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Back of Bourke …

A big 400 kilometre session of roadkill slalom. Todays travel took me from Cobar through Bourke in New South Wales finishing up at Cunnamulla in Queensland. The amount of roadkill was amazing with something every 100 metres or so.   … Continue reading

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Thar’s Gold in them Hills …

A day of exploring Cobar using geocaching as my guide. There is more to Cobar than a town out in the middle of nowhere. It has a history of copper and gold mining dating back to the 1800’s and in fact the … Continue reading

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Time for roadkill slalom …

Another travel day with 460 kilometres from Broken Hill to Cobar. This section particularly between Wilcannia to Cobar was some of the roughest bitumen roads so far.   Once again it showed that the drought was affecting the region with … Continue reading

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Look out for the goats …

A travel day today heading from Mildura to Broken Hill, a trip of 300 kilometres. Not all that far but it still took 5 hours with stops for geocaches along the way.   The drought was very evident half way … Continue reading

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