We're on the top of the world! July 14th 2009 Day 79 - Mackay to Eungella
We made it out of bed by 7am to get things packed up and have a shower before making our way to Finch Hatton or possibly Eungella, we’ll decide when we’re a bit nearer to either!
Both are west of Mackay and thus inland, both are National Parks and both have Platypus frequenting the river! The route takes us through acres of sugar cane before coming into th ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Queensland » Eungella 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
Welcome, come in, take a seat and enjoy the view!
We were lucky enough to be in a position to make one of our dreams come true and it's hard to believe that we can now say we've 'been there and done that! It was the sort of adventure that 'normal people' like us could only dream about, taking a year out of work and travelling around Australia in a caravan towed by a 4WD. Somehow though we managed to turn it into a reality and between April 28th 2009 and April 26th 2010 that's exactly what we did.
Our beautiful home and much loved cat in Moira, Derbyshire, UK were looked after by fami... full info