Category Archives: NT-QLD 2018

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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Up, up and away …

The third big attraction and is this big for out here, the Qantas Founders Museum. It is not hard to miss as there is a Boeing 747 Jumbo plane parked out the front.    Even more amazing is that the … Continue reading

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Time for some more stockmen …

The next attraction in Longreach is the Australian Stockmen’s Hall of Fame. It was a busy spot today, even with a stockwoman on a horse to greet us at the door.   There was a lot of galleries covering various … Continue reading

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We have turned back time …

An early start for us this morning and it is the coldest morning on this trip since Burra with Central Queensland experiencing a cold snap. It was 6C at 8am.   We are spending the day going back in time … Continue reading

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Its a Long Reach …

Today was a travel day from Muttaburra to Longreach, a huge distance of 120 kilometres.   There was a strong southeasterly wind last night and it persisted through the morning so we held off leaving until 11am.  Even by then … Continue reading

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