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Mt Warning

After months in QLD we  crossed the border back into NSW. Having been on the Gold Coast for a couple of weeks it was definitely time to change gears. We had seen this impressive mountain shape from Springbrook National Park then heard great things about the climb so decided to move the van to the […]


Another great week in North Queensland – 3 totally different experiences. CAPE HILLSBOROUGH Cape Hillsborough provided us with a perfect haven – being nature lovers we had opportunities to see 100’s of butterflies while taking bush walks, watch kookaburras and wild budgies next to the van, dismiss bush turkeys, view kangaroos feeding on the beach […]

Blowin in Bowen

What an apt title for this weeks’ update from your ‘Grey Nomads’ Trevor and Julie. In our last post I concluded: Where to next – Which way is the wind blowing? Well we got that right – we retraced our steps back to Bowen tempted by our previous short stay here with big fish screaming […]

On the Road to The Whitsundays

Townsville We arrived in Townsville a couple of days after it had been deluged with 12″ of rain. Humidity was high and it was easy to work up a sweat. Our main reason for a visit was to get the car serviced and the airbag replaced under warranty. This successfully done I couldn’t resist and […]


We continue to cover some big distances as we have remained in outback Queensland for a while. First stop was Charleville – where we rested for a few days with the highlight being Charleville’s  renowned  Cosmos Astronomy Centre. We stepped up for a night of stargazing and we certainly were not disappointing. Big telescopes – […]

Outback we go..

We made the collective decision – head west rather than to the coast and after a week it still appears a good decision. Although very quiet with few travellers due to the weather the temperatures have been relatively mild – high 30’s nothing more. So we pulled out of the cool of Armidale and ended […]


We arrived in Quirindi on Tuesday where Tony’s sister lives –  we head into Tamworth each day for our entertainment. The rodeo on Wednesday night was fabulous. The venue was so different from our rodeo in Boddington. This was in a state of the art indoor equestrian centre with allocated seating. The only down side […]