Brrrrrilliant! July 16th 2009 Day 81 - Finch Hatton Gorge to Mackay
Our wake up tune is 'The road is long, with many a winding turn' and today we hauled our tired little backsides out of bed at 6.30am, the tune began at 6 but it was just too cold to stir from the warmth of the doona! It had sounded like people were talking late into the night but as we crept from the caravan we realised that it was the creek chatting away! ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Queensland » Mackay 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
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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