Friday 8th July Last night was very cold (-0.6 degrees at 4.30am brrr brrr) and it stayed cold all day, can't wait to find some warm weather. We travelled from Gol Gol to Hay about 300klms and arrived about 1pm. Booking into the Hay Big 4 caravan park - 28$ per night (Big 4 dic 2.80 - $25.20). Nice little park. Went to check out the Shear Outbank Centre - a museum about the shearing industry of the area. Saw a sheep being sheared in the shearing shed. The Hay Shire has the distinction of being one of the flattest sections of land in the world with a difference in elevation of only 17 metres between the highest and lowest points and is located on the vertally treeless Hay Plains and is on the Murrumbidgee River, part of the Murray-Darling river system. Hay is generally regarded as one of the best wool growing merino regions in Australia.
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