Today we left karumba sunset caravan park after having fresh cakes and coffee for morning tea first cake since we've been away, dad would have loved it a cream bun with fresh cream, yum! Our journey for the most part was rough dirt roads with plenty of dust and corrugations. However we did have a bit of excitement when we spotted our some crocodiles from a bridge. Most of the journey there were cattle on either side of the road a lot with calves and because there...
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We spent some time this afternoon at the information centre at Normanton where we met a very helpful guy named Chris. He told us some history about the area. The building was built by Burns Philp, general traders in the late 1800s, it was the largest in Australia and provided the miners with supplies during the gold rush at Croydon Qld. There was a rail line built between the two towns to carry the supplies from the ships. Normanton is also home to the giant croc...
Tonight we celebrated Terry's birthday
Yesterday we were out of range but we stayed at Adeles Grove, what a beautiful place! It was a hot day, 35 degrees plus and it felt like an oasis when we arrived. We found the camping area covered by a canopy of trees along side Lawn Hill Creek. There were stands of giant bamboo gums, ficus and fine leafed canopy trees. They all intermingled like a large umbrella. There were water lillies in the river and minnie waterfalls, the current was strong so you could jum...
Woke up this morning to a flapping tent and the sound of the first plane taking off, the airport is only 1 block away. Dust blowing everywhere, so I'm having my breakfast in the car! hope the day improves temperature expected to reach 35 today.