Category Archives: Holidays

Another Geocaching Milestone – 19000 finds …

After a sleep-in, we finished off the geocaches around Muttaburra including a mini power trail along Broadwater which is a section of the Landsborough Channel available for camping but there were not too many camping.   Many of the caches … Continue reading

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Where the bloody hell is Muttaburra …

The next couple of days is all about geocaching and trying to get close to my next milestone of 19000 finds. To do that around here, the only place nearby with a lot of caches is Muttaburra.   But where … Continue reading

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Is this Jurassic Park …

Today was all about dinosaurs especially since Winton is the dinosaur capital of Australia.   The region around Winton, Richmond and Hughenden has unearthed a lot of dinosaur fossils in the blacksoil.    There has been that many fossils found, … Continue reading

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Yippee ki yay …

Once again, we opened the blinds this morning and the campground was empty. That’s OK we only are moving onto the next town, Winton, 150 kilometres away.   The land was fairly flat with a lot of floodway up and … Continue reading

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Thats not a knife …

We had planned to make a small journey of 110 kilometres from Cloncurry to McKinlay and stay at the Walkabout Creek Hotel.   We arrived fairly early in McKinlay and visited the Walkabout Creek Hotel which was the hotel they … Continue reading

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It’s a Pretty Blue but don’t be swimming in it …

We only had 120 kilometres to travel from Mt Isa to Cloncurry but it took 4 hours. And it wasn’t because of geocaching – well not entirely.   Half way between the two towns is the old site of the … Continue reading

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Lets go mining …

A pinch and a punch for the first day of the month. OK, I know a bit corny but hey I am a dad.   Sunday is pancake day at the Sunset Top Park, so Jenny headed out to grab … Continue reading

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Hello Queensland …

It was windy all night and it didn’t let up this morning so we were in no hurry to get on the road.   To keep the fuel economy good, there was no speeding until a couple of road trains … Continue reading

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Farewell to NT …

We hadn’t even gone to sleep when we got a call from the US. It was just after midnight and apparently it is Rachael’s 21st birthday here in Oz so she gave us a call.   I am sure we … Continue reading

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Turn left for Queensland …

Not a big day today and when we woke at 9am and looked out all we saw was grass with only 3 other vans still here after being packed last night.   We farewelled our neighbours, Ian and Cheryl from … Continue reading

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