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?
Day 80 Sunday Aug 24th 2014 Carnarvon Gorge We’re up bright and early in preparation for our walk through the gorge. We leave Woody behind to have a quiet day. The campground at the park is no longer in use … Continue reading It’s a long way to the top, Day 80 – Walking Carnarvon Gorge
Day 79 Saturday Aug 23rd 2014 Roma to Carnarvon Gorge It was a noisy night thanks to the passing trucks but the morning is clear and lovely. As we pass the Roma airport we are amazed to see the car … Continue reading It’s a long way to the top, Day 79 – Carnarvon Gorge
We turn off the highway towards the Carnarvon Gorge and wind through green grassy farmlands where the cows loll about. This is a hidden valley. In the distance the sun picks out the escarpments of Carnarvon. We pass the remains of an aircraft which crashed during World War Two killing the crew of Australian and US airmen, we are constantly surprised at the places where we find evidence of the war. We ford small creeks and the road turns to corrugated dirt for another fifteen kilometres. Woody grits his teeth. We cross Carnarvon Creek and enter Takarakka Bush Resort. Damn … Continue reading Carnarvon Gorge, Qld