Perfect one day………

Ahh finally a few fine days in a row and not freezing 😁 We spent a few nights at Calliope at the River on the south side. When we drove in we were a little shocked at the number of campers. We have stayed here several times and never seen it this busy, seems to … Continue reading Perfect one day………

The Great Escape

After being delayed in Brisbane for a few weeks we were getting itchy feet and going a bit stir crazy being isolated. We started planning “Our Great Escape” heading north, to warmer pastures. Our prisoner escape committee consisted of Chris, chief engineer and driver, Kate planner, organiser and cook and Jess the faithful companion chief … Continue reading The Great Escape

Wescloud

We slowly made our way back towards Brisbane with a scheduled appointment we had been waiting on. Passing through Kingaroy and Nanango luckily before the heavy rains came and caused flooding in the towns. This is the loop we did over the last 7 weeks, while we were waiting for an appointment date. In Brisbane … Continue reading Wescloud

Three Moons

What an awesome little town Monto is. Very close to Cania George, main Street with lots of shops, couple of supermarkets and the cheapest fuel we have seen in ages at the Puma. There is a 72hr RV stop in the town area at the old railway station. One area was not in use from … Continue reading Three Moons

M & M

Mitchell is known for the Great Artesian Spa, lovely hot pools but there is another side to Mitchell some people might not know. The infamous Kenniff brothers, bushrangers who liked other people’s property, especially cattle and horses. They avoided capture for sometime due to being elusive and a general lack of evidence. In March 1902 … Continue reading M & M

Babinda

Once we left Archer Creek we popped into Milla Milla falls as it’s only a short detour off the main hwy, before continuing on to Innisfail to do some much needed grocery shopping. Wind Turbines on Windy Hill Wind Farm at Ravenshoe. Our completed route so far. Red line shows where we have been. Then … Continue reading Babinda

Archer Creek Rest Area

We left Cobbold Gorge about 8.30am, the trip back into Forsayth taking the best part of an hour. We stopped at Georgetown for morning tea before continuing along the Savannah Way stopping at any place of interest along the way. One stop was Mt Surprise which is one of the stops of the Savannahlander train … Continue reading Archer Creek Rest Area

Croydon

We got up pretty smartly this morning to pop down to the markets at the Sunset Tavern, walking distance from the park. Even at that time it was warming up and we knew we were in for a hot day. There was only a handful of stalls and not the sort of things we were … Continue reading Croydon

Terry Smith Lookout

The wind did die down overnight and isn’t too bad this morning. We really need to go into Cloncurry, we umm and ahhh about doing a run in from here, nearly 120km round trip and then stay another night or 2 or stay here until lunch then just head off do our Cloncurry bits and … Continue reading Terry Smith Lookout

Middleton Hotel

We sat back and relaxed at the waterhole for the morning and packed up after lunch heading into Winton for a quick look at the new Waltzing Matilda Centre. Then it was then onto the Boulia Road heading towards Middleton Hotel for the night. Got there about arvo cuppa time, several other vanners here. Camping … Continue reading Middleton Hotel