Category Archives: NT-QLD 2018

No wind today …

It was too early to head home, and with the wind long gone, we headed through the Southern Flinders to the Clare Valley. My knee was still pretty sore and I wasnt up for a lot of walking but we … Continue reading

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It’s bloody windy …

After being buffeted all night, the wind was still blowing. We packed up and drove the 3 kilometres to Augusta Caravan & Campers on three wheels, to get the repairs done.   Bridgestone were across the road so that was … Continue reading

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What are the chances of that …

After going through some plans, I had decided on strapping up the axle with the missing wheel and driving on 3 wheels into Marree to see if we could get repairs done there. I also dropped the water from the … Continue reading

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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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