Tag Archive: golf

On To Camooweal.

Driving the next leg of the trip was the longest, most difficult day, but also the most rewarding. As we passed the road that we should have turned on to head to Hell’s… Continue reading

Burketown 2

The next 3 days we explored all around Burketown. The information centre was very helpful, giving exact locations where Derek could fish. We drove out around the countryside and found this amazing spot… Continue reading

Leaving Emerald, on to Barcaldine.

This morning’s 9:00 picture is about 25 km west of Emerald heading into gem country. The towns are called Emerald, Rubyvale, Sapphire, etc. You can fossick for the gems just about anywhere and… Continue reading

Day 3. BIG AUSTRALIAN TREK – HEADING NORTH.

This was my 9:00 AM picture for day 3. Note the circus tent tops off in the distance and in the pictures down below you can see our lovely cow yards which are… Continue reading

Day 2. Big Australian Trek – Heading North.

Here is where we were at 9:00 this morning – somewhere on the Burnett Hwy, north of Monto. Our morning drive revealed many extra lakes, gifts of the recent flooding but very effectively… Continue reading

Day 1. Big Australia Trek – Heading North.

We got off at midday, having given up on the postman ever showing up and missing out on the last chance to get the parcel from Bree. Hopefully, it will be there by… Continue reading

Epilogue to Longreach

Derek and his son came home with eyes that disappeared when they blinked and even their teeth were coated in a fine brown paste, that cemented the flies right in there, some of them still flapping their wings and kicking their hind legs in protest. It was not sexy. They both had to be power hosed.