This morning was work for Baz and Mathletics for Jack & Pops. Pen was required for tutoring. We then visited Mataranka Homestead at Elsey Station. This is the site of the famous Australian novel We Of The Never Never. A replica homestead is on display, as well as more thermal pools, these being concreted for the officers in the second world war (not as natural as bitter springs). We then had a tour of the town, this literally took 5 minutes - couple of ho...
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Today we drove the short distance to Mataranka. After setting up camp (and doing a couple of loads of washing after having no external power and water for 3 days) we walked down to the Bitter Springs Thermal Pools - less than a km from our park. Here numerous subterranean springs pour more than 30 million litres of warm water into the Roper River each day. A great way to sooth the body as we floated...