June 9th. We left Windorah this morning. Our destination was Longreach via the Thomson Development Road. The roads out here are a bit scary when they suddenly go from two lanes to one. It's ok if there is no oncoming traffic but when you see a road train heading for you it's no time to … Continue reading Longreach, Qld
3 - 9 June We left Lake Houdraman, Quilpie and headed off to Coopers Creek for a free camp. When we arrived we found there was going to be a fishing competition at the creek. As we thought it may be a bit crowded we headed into Windorah Caravan Park. It cost $15 per night … Continue reading Windorah. Qld.
Our next stop from Toompine was Quilpie. Another cute town. We found a free camp right by a lake. Lake Houdraman was a haven for birdwatchers and also the residential emus and cattle as well as a goanna. It was here we met up with Carina & Pete. We enjoyed our campfires and chin wags … Continue reading Lake Houdraman, Quilpie, Qld
Toompine Pub - the pub with no town. Populations: 2 We had a great free camp here with power and water. It was Friday night and the shearers were thirsty. The place was jumping with about 20 people all enjoying the atmosphere. There were 4 guys who had been shooting out on a property, … Continue reading Toompine pub.
We free camped behind the pub at Cunamulla. Our wonderful hosts, Bob and his wife were so welcoming. It is a very hospitable town too. We stayed 4 nights here. This is a statue of the Cunamulla Fella. The plaque States. The Cunnamulla Fella Immortalised in song by. Stan Coster/Slim Dusty May 26 - 29
We camped by the river at North Bourke. A lovely free camp where we met a couple who have been on the road for 14 years. We learned a lot from that lovely couple. I talked John into buying a small chainsaw so we could have a campfire so I decided we needed … Continue reading Bourke NSW