Day 16 – Friday 12th

Our night at Emerald wasn’t as bad as we expected. The road quieten down fairly early, we did have a very long coal train go over our heads about 2.30am and another one a bit later, that woke us up. We stopped at the Blackwater International Coal Centre that had only been open for 2 … Continue reading Day 16 – Friday 12th

Day 15 – Thurs 11th

We left Carnarvon at 8.30am, went past the Fairburn Dam on the way to Emerald, the one that was on the news recently with the flood and water pouring over the overflow. It is one huge dam, very muddy at the moment. Also saw another Echidna crossing the road, it was nearly half way across … Continue reading Day 15 – Thurs 11th

Day 13 – Tue 9th

Well we did it again, up at 5am, on the track walking by 6.15am. The crossings were much better this time so made the whole walk a lot quicker, out of 9 crossings I only took my shoes off once. Actually more than 9 as there were some other crossing into the Amphitheatre. This time … Continue reading Day 13 – Tue 9th

Day 11 – Sun 7th

My friend Judy would be proud, we were up at 5am, left the park just before 6am, and no one was stirring not even a mouse. On the track walking by 6.15am, it was rather chilly. Out of 22 creek crossings up to Big Bend I kept my runners on for 4 of them, the … Continue reading Day 11 – Sun 7th

Day 10 – Sat 6th

Blue Sky nothing but blue sky, yippee finally some of the blue stuff no clouds in site. Good start to the day, I also finally got to sleep lying down, woke to a big coughing fit and the voice is a long way from normal but I am on the mend. The people next to … Continue reading Day 10 – Sat 6th