It’s a long way to the top, Day 81 – What have we done to ourselves?

Day 81 Monday Aug 25th 2014 Carnarvon Gorge Oh, our aching bodies! We laze about and plan tomorrow’s journey and just enjoy our surroundings. In the late afternoon kangaroos feed beside the creek and as long as we are quiet, … Continue reading It’s a long way to the top, Day 81 – What have we done to ourselves?

It’s a long way to the top, Day 75 – Chillin’ in Charleville

Day 75 Tuesday Aug 19th 2014 Charleville It was a cool night but so good for sleeping. We have a lazy morning touring the town except for Double or Nuthin’ who goes off to tour the old US Air Force Base. It turns into a perfect day for a quiet lunch in the sun. We notice that the car’s front sensor has come adrift so it gets clipped to the nudge bar to be re seated when we get home.  Shirley Temple and I book a night tour of the heavens at the Cosmos Centre but heaven forbid, it turns … Continue reading It’s a long way to the top, Day 75 – Chillin’ in Charleville

It’s a long way to the top, Day 74 – Getting excited about wool scouring

Day 74 Monday Aug 18th 2014 Blackall to Charleville Mist rises off the Barcoo in the early morning and I can barely contain my excitement about being here. A visit to the Blackall Wool Scour which is Australia’s last steam … Continue reading It’s a long way to the top, Day 74 – Getting excited about wool scouring