Chinchilla, Qld January 25th 2012 18 Jan 2012
Our first day off we decided to take a drive to Chinchilla (58kls from Condamine). The road was quite rough even though it was bitumen but a nice little town (though a lot bigger than Miles or Condamine). Called into the Chinchilla Weir for morning tea - a beautiful and quiet place until a family turned up to do some water skiing - the Chinchilla Ski club uses the weir. There is a ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Queensland » Chinchilla (Australia) 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 Sue & John Barker and just starting our travels around Australia - starting from Gidgegannup (which we have sold) and will return to the property we bought in Mahogany Creek.
When we left we headed north to see our son and his family in Geraldton then headed to Exmouth where we spent a wonderful couple of months with our grandchildren, their parents and some of the most beautiful scenery we have ever seen, the most pristine, the most beautiful beaches and the spectalular Humpback Whales frollicking with their young around the Exmouth Gulf.
When the weather started getting too hot and ... full info