Maytown

Maytown

7/8/13 – There is a lot of history in Maytown. Not just the mining past but the lives, shattered hopes and dreams of the people that lived here. The reality of what a harsh land this can be for little ...

Old Coach Road Videos

This is a 3 part video on the Old Coach Road; it starts at Little Laura Creek where the Old Coach Roach really starts. The video camera was secured on the side of the camping trailer, in future we will ...
Old Coach Road – Part 5

Old Coach Road – Part 5

6/8/13 – There are lots of photos in this post, as they say a picture paints a thousand words, it’s the best way to show the road conditions. So many in fact that we have split this post up over ...
Old Coach Road – Part 4

Old Coach Road – Part 4

6/8/13 – There are lots of photos in this post, as they say a picture paints a thousand words, it’s the best way to show the road conditions. So many in fact that we have split this post up over ...
Old Coach Road – Part 3

Old Coach Road – Part 3

6/8/13 – There are lots of photos in this post, as they say a picture paints a thousand words, it’s the best way to show the road conditions. So many in fact that we have split this post up over ...
Old Coach Road – Part 2

Old Coach Road – Part 2

6/8/13 – There are lots of photos in this post, as they say a picture paints a thousand words, it’s the best way to show the road conditions. So many in fact that we have split this post up over ...
Old Coach Road – Part 1

Old Coach Road – Part 1

6/8/13 – Now the fun starts. There are lots of photos in this post, as they say a picture paints a thousand words, it’s the best way to show the road conditions. So many in fact that we have split ...
Cooktown to Jowalbinna

Cooktown to Jowalbinna

For those that follow our site, sorry for the delay in finishing posting our trip. When we got home we hit the ground running, with a grandson in hospital and a friend having a heart attack life got very busy. ...
Cooktown – Peninsula Caravan Park

Cooktown – Peninsula Caravan Park

After our experience at the Cooktown Caravan Park, one of our readers shared his positive experience at a different caravan park in Cooktown and was more than happy to recommend it. Here is what he had to say. “We’ve been ...
Cooktown

Cooktown

4/8/13 – It was a nice drive heading east towards Cooktown from our campsite. Isabella Creek was a lovely little creek. Water flowed over the road and down some small water falls. Nice to clean the dust of the feet ...
Old Laura Homestead

Old Laura Homestead

3/8/13 – We were on the road just after 10am. Filled the main fuel tank at Musgrave Station, cheaper than on the way up at $1.89 L. Opposite the station is the turnoff to Lakefield National Park. The road through ...
The Bend, Coen

The Bend, Coen

2/8/13 – It was a peaceful but warm night, we had all the windows on the trailer open so woke with the birds. Plan today is to drop into Moreton Telegraph Station that we missed coming up and then head ...