June - August 2016
  • Day1

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    June 18, 2016 in Australia ⋅ ☀️ 26 °C

    Leaving home this morning and heading to our first stop tonight... Hughenden ☺

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  • Day1

    White Mountains National Park

    June 18, 2016 in Australia ⋅ ⛅ 19 °C

    The White Mountains Range represents the edge of the Cooper Ck basin. Any water falling west of this range flows south all the way into Lake Eyre, South Australia.

  • Day2

    Richmond Kronosaurus Korner

    June 19, 2016 in Australia ⋅ ☀️ 18 °C

    Richmond is halfway between Townsville and Mt Isa and is home to Australia's premier marine fossil museum. We have found great coffee (roasted in Townsville) and about to embark on our museum self guided audio tour.

  • Day2

    Nelia

    June 19, 2016 in Australia ⋅ ☀️ 28 °C

    Sue Tilley's Brolgas 💗 part of her growing Western Queensland collection.

  • Day2

    Cloncurry

    June 19, 2016 in Australia ⋅ 🌙 15 °C

    We didn't come across any rain on our way from Hughenden to Cloncurry however there were puddles and flowing rivers. A full moon and dinner at the Wagon Wheel (Prince of Wales) topped off a great day. A trip into the John Flynn museum (Royal Flying Doctors Service) this morning and off to Lawn Hill we go!Read more

  • Day3

    Boonjamulla National Park (Lawn Hill)

    June 20, 2016 in Australia ⋅ ☀️ 29 °C

    After popping into Adele's Grove on our way to The National Park camping grounds, we set up our site for the first time for real! We walked a few metres to the gorge river, cooked up some delicious dinner sous vide style (vac packed and simmered in hot water) watched the moon rise, and curled up with some reading material in our cosy tent. This is home for the next 4 nights.Read more

  • Day4

    Day 2 Lawn Hill

    June 21, 2016 in Australia ⋅ ⛅ 20 °C

    Today we headed up the gorge on the electic motored boat which holds 8 or so people and is run by staff of Adele Grove. We didn't see a fresh water croc but the scenery was pretty special. ..like an oasis with stunning rock formations and waterfalls. We saw many birds including the one the area is famous for. ..the park emblem. ..a purple crowned fairy wren.Read more

  • Day5

    Lawn Hill Day 3

    June 22, 2016 in Australia ⋅ ☁️ 13 °C

    This morning we did a 9klm round walk onto "The Island Stack" which is situated in the middle of the Lawn Hill gorge. It is a tabletop structure, the height of the gorge where Aboriginal art shelters can be found. ..stone carvings, gathering places and rock paintings of the Waanyi peoples. The ripple rocks were on top of the stack, showing that the entire structure used to be underwater. As the bridge footings were washed away we had to either swim or traverse a fallen tree to get there and back...we chose the tree.Read more