Caves, caves, caves

OMG where to start. The caves in the Chillagoe area are amazing. We stopped at Eureka Creek rest area for the night on the way to and from Chillagoe to Mareeba. Nothing fancy about the rest area itself, it’s close to the road and on a corner but does have a creek which was so … Continue reading Caves, caves, caves


8/8/13 - It was a quiet night and a cool one. Days are still hot but the nights and mornings are getting cooler now. No rush this morning. The Burke Dev Rd is a good gravel road, several dry river crossings. We did note 32km NW of Chillagoe there was a wide river with areas … Continue reading Chillagoe


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 gold reward. We were the first ones here for the day. We signed the visitor … Continue reading Maytown