Day 83 Sunday, 31/7/2016, Kingaroy, cold night, beautiful day This morning tiny bikers are racing their machines around the arena. All decked out in their ‘leathers’ and helmets and knee high to a grasshopper they are. Bravely we decide to … Continue reading Like a Rollingstone, Day 83 – What a view?
Day 82 Saturday, 30/7/2016, Murgon to Kingaroy, brisk and clear There’s a caravan repair guy called Denis in Kingaroy so that pretty much sets the plan for today otherwise we could have crawled very slowly along this road. The old Wondai Railway Station is a free camp across the road from the pub and shops. Tiny Wooroolin grows peanuts and has a free camp beside a large wetland. Denis works from his home on a wooded hillside overlooking the red soil and patchwork quilt of farms of Kingaroy. He quickly rams more screws into our door frame than we’ll ever … Continue reading Like a Rollingstone, Day 82 – Kingaroy the Peanut Capital
Bravely we decide to do the self drive tour of Kingaroy, we came undone doing this in Charters Towers when Woody threatened to fling the talking CD out the car window. Anyway we do our best to follow the weird instructions which are as cryptic as a car trial. Out past ex Queensland Premier Joe Bjelke Peterson’s Bethany property then back across town to the Mt Wooroolin lookout with its 360 degree view of the area. More intriguing than the view is the lookout structure itself. It is almost as though someone was trying to avoid building steps and instead … Continue reading It’s a matter of how you look at it
Showgrounds can be an excellent campground choice when you want to be close to town with power and water but without the trimmings. They are usually a little cheaper than caravan parks and roomy enough for big rigs like buses … Continue reading Kingaroy Showgrounds