Day 24 Wentworth to Mildura

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June 10th 2013
Published: June 11th 2013
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001 Our site at Wentworth001 Our site at Wentworth001 Our site at Wentworth

leaving for Mildura
We did not want to drive too far today with our dodgy wheel.

Bob and Tracy are going up to Mungo, but Steve and I are taking the van into Mildura to wait until tomorrow (today is a Public Holiday)to see if we can get it fixed.

We only drove 27kms and found a lovely van park on the banks of the Murray.

When we got in, I looked under the van and noticed the problem - the big piece of metal attached to the wheel has torn and is almost snapped. We took as much out of the van as we could to relieve the weight off the wheel and hoped that it would hold together long enough for us to drive it to a repair shop. We cannot do anything today, as everywhere is closed.

Steve and I have always wanted to go on a Paddle Steamer, on the Murray River. We were very fortunate to be able to do just that this afternoon. The sun was out and it was a beautiful afternoon. We had a lovely 2 hour cruise on the Murray. We thoroughly enjoyed it.

It was a lovely and relaxing day today.

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IMG_1062 We arrived safelyIMG_1062 We arrived safely
IMG_1062 We arrived safely

at Mildura and have a lovely site on the riverfront
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badly cracked and bent suspension
IMG_1010 A cruise on the RiverIMG_1010 A cruise on the River
IMG_1010 A cruise on the River

We went on the Paddle Steamer called the Melbourne
039 Beautiful sunshine 039 Beautiful sunshine
039 Beautiful sunshine

and a glass of bubbly
046 A river meter046 A river meter
046 A river meter

collects information about the river

11th June 2013

what you can find in the middle of nowhere. Lovely to get a ride on a paddle steamer.
14th June 2013

lovely trip on the river
a good time to rest and relax!

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