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  • Day42

    Driving to Boyne River Rest Stop

    September 21, 2017 in Australia ⋅ 🌙 22 °C

    Not too much to say but another big driving day. We headed out of Airlie Beach just after 9am and managed 5 hours driving with only one quick toilet stop before we took a half an hour break for lunch. The girls were good and pretty much just watched DVD's and did some school work.

    We drove through a lot more cane field areas which gave way to cattle paddocks and fewer palm trees. We crossed the Tropic of Capricorn for the second time this trip as we passed through Rockhampton. Unfortunately I wasn't quick enough grab a photo but the crossing is much more impressive than the little sign outside Alice Springs!

    After being slowed down by a lot of roadworks, we got to the rest stop around 5pm. Lara was very excited when she saw a sign in the bathroom saying the coffee truck that will be here in the morning will also have doughnuts! Hmmmm We'll have dinner then an evening of games and an early night before what will hopefully be the last of our really big driving days for the trip.
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