Monthly Archives: July 2014

We Are Home But…

The trip home was beautiful as usual. It never ceases to amaze me how pretty the countryside between Orange and the Illawarra truly is. Rolling hills of green twisting into golden fields of canola in the Central West then coming … Continue reading

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Look out Boys, Here We Come.

Driving towards Blayney temperatures certainly plummeted. Arriving at around 3pm it was 9 degrees, we quickly set up and put our heater on. Deciding not to use our kitchen, as it was supposed to rain over the weekend, we opted … Continue reading

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Home Run.

Lightning Ridge was a lovely spot to visit and I would definitely go back. The sun was shining and it was going to be another lovely day there but we needed to head south. On our way out we stopped … Continue reading

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A Tribute to Special Friends.

I have written and rewritten this post so many times trying to put my thoughts down properly. It is with a heavy heart and tears in my eyes that I write about two special people whom I had the pleasure … Continue reading

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Lightning Ridge.

Somewhere I have always wanted to visit so to actually be here is exciting. Lightning Ridge. We have been staying in the Opal Caravan Park for two nights. This place is quite new and is quite impressive. The amenities are … Continue reading

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Artesian Spa Here We Come

Early start today, Sunday, 8.30am and 5 degrees, it wasn’t deliberate to be early just too cold to stand around doing nothing, in the car is definitely warmer. Off to Mitchell we go, around 300km. The roads are getting better … Continue reading

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The Blackall Woolscour

I love family time and it was certainly lovely to spend some with Nerida and Garth but once again we have to move on towards home, so it’s on to Blackall. Isisford to Blackall is only 124km so this was … Continue reading

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A Walk On The Historic Side.

Goodbye Longreach it’s time to put some more miles behind us and visit another destination along our journey home through outback Queensland. It’s Friday, 19th July, the sun is out but it’s a bit windy and cool. Heading to Isisford … Continue reading

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Laughs we have had.

We have had some real laughs along the road, admittedly mostly at my expense. It was all in fun and I have broad shoulders. Just thought I would share the good ones I can remember with you all. ** To … Continue reading

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Longreach.

Only a short day for the trip from Winton to Longreach as the distance is only 177km. The temperature was a comfortable 26 degrees when we arrived in Longreach. We had just pulled up to make some lunch on the … Continue reading

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