On the road again

On the road again

Friday – 6/4/12 We were on the road just after 8am, it’s warming up quick. The nights are still pretty warm, glad we have the fan. It was 40 degrees in Birdsville the other day but we reckon yesterday was ...
Q – Haddon Corner

Q – Haddon Corner

Haddon Corner – OR, F, W, D. Very remote, very quiet, big open wide space, no trees, lots of flies when we were there and hot. Be great to stay there when it was cooler. No facilities at all. Rating – 2
Haddon Corner

Haddon Corner

Thurs – 5/4/12 We had a few problems last night 5kms out of Birdsville that we won’t go into but we had the help of a very friendly local named Glenn who helped us out. It wasn’t until after 8pm ...
Cordillo Downs

Cordillo Downs

Wed – 4/4/12 We had windows open all night, it was a still warm night. We woke to a mass of mossie on the other side of the screen near our head trying to get in to bite us. Chris ...
The Dig Tree

The Dig Tree

Tues –  3/4/12 Driving on the way out to the dig tree we saw literally hundreds of kites. Kite convention. The road to Arrabury literally only just opened, lucky for us. Once we crossed into QLD we found ourselves on ...
Q – Burke and Wills Dig Tree

Q – Burke and Wills Dig Tree

Burke & Wills Dig Tree – B, $, OR, D. 46 km E of Innamincka. There was a fairly deep creek crossing to cross, road is rough in places. At the time we were there, there was a $11 management fee ...
SA – Kings Site

SA – Kings Site

Kings Site –  OR, F, W, D. Kings Site is one of the many campsites around Innamincka along the Cooper Creek. You need a Desert Parks Pass to visit and camp in the Innamincka Regional Reserve. This site was overlooking the ...
Down to the corner store

Down to the corner store

Sun – 1/4/12 Ah love the smell of stinky water in the morning, the smell was quite strong, but you get used to it. Bit of a slower start this morning, we were on the road by 9.15am. We have ...
Q – Paroo River QLD

Q – Paroo River QLD

Paroo River – B, W, F, D. 1.5km out of Eulo. Next to the Paroo river,  close to road,. Camping on both sides of river, tracks that followed along the river had pull offs for camping. Lots of long grass ...
The Adventure Begins

The Adventure Begins

Last night we stopped at Cooyar at Swinging Bridge. Flipping the trailer up for a quick over night worked well. We were on the road by 7.45, heavy dew last night so the canvas was packed up wet, all nice ...

Getting Ready

We have been very busy getting ourselves ready for a 2 week trip over Easter to corner country, heading off this Friday. Chris has been decking out the back of the Ute, with draws, water tank, generator, freezer, lights, places ...
Evans Head – 16/11/2011

Evans Head – 16/11/2011

We have kind of gone from the sublime to the ridiculous at the moment. Our nice sea breeze has turned into gale force winds. The canvas on the trailer is flapping around, and every now and then when we get ...