Muwillumbah to Charleville - Of Moths, Camels and Bilbys July 23rd 2006 The road to Dalby from Murwillumbah is standard expressway for most of the distance. Only after Toowoomba does it start to get interesting. The early part of the journey goes via the Gold Coast, a much over-rated tourist region of high-rise hotels and enormous houses on artificial canals created by real estate developers in order to separate Victorian retirees from their money (for the geographic ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Queensland » Charleville Aboriginal settlers arrived on the continent from Southeast Asia about 40,000 years before the first Europeans began exploration in the 17th century. No formal territorial claims were made until 1770, when Capt. James COOK took possession in the name... ... read more
We are home from our Round-the World adventure. I still have to finish the blogs for the following sections:
Sept 14 - 25: Boston, USA to Vancouver, Canada by train.
Sept 26 - Oct 21: MV Volandam from Vancouver to Sydney.
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