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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 […]

Now the Music’s Over

Chaffey Dam – Australia Day From Kootingal Caravan park we took a day trip of about 60km to Chaffy’s Dam to catch up with Kerry and Don (Tony Nelson’s sister who lives in Quirindi). We certainly were not expecting the great volume of water. There were people camping, water skiing, jet boating and others like us […]

Tamworth

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 […]

Renmark to Culcairn Day 6/7

Day 6 Renmark to Hay Our overnight stop in Renmark was mostly due to our need to buy new tyres for the van. I met a very helpful family business Renmark Auto Service www.renmarkautoservice.com.auto who set me straight. I dropped the car off at 8.30am and they dropped me back at my van. In between […]

Day 5 – Renmark SA

Departed our lovely camp stop for Renmark. Here is our overnight camp 100m from the signpost. Western Australia’s weather has caught us up we can’t out run it any longer. In need of a new tyres  so hopefully this can be sorted in Renmark – back right is a racing slick.[Not Safe] Today’s drive only 257km […]