Toilet chemicals and alternatives
In view of the often asked question on toilet chemicals or all about using nappy powders, the following says it all:
Old fashioned toilet chemicals were basically ...
Created: 25 Oct 2011 23:35
Photo Comp 2010
This to me typifies the the beauty and adventure of exploring Australia. This tree is one on which Len Beadell placed a plaque during his surveying of inland roads....
Created: 26 Mar 2010 16:24
Brief summary of our Big Lap in 2009
The Big Lap 2009
While my Blogs are not yet complete, here is a very brief summary of our 2009 trip from Western Australia through the Northern Territory, Queensland,...
Created: 08 Nov 2009 00:00
Mungo: Was the World's earliest civilisation here in ...
With the recent opening of the Mungo Loop Drive for the first time this year, it is an opportune time to talk about the wonders of Mungo National Park....
Created: 29 Oct 2009 00:00
Jericho - a small town of biblical proportions
Next we go to Jericho, on the banks of the Jordan Creek and south of Lake Galilee. This tiny Queensland town has a modern feature celebrating the Biblical town name....
Created: 09 Sep 2009 01:00
Barcaldine – Birthplace of the Australian labour movement
Barcaldine was central to the shearers’ strike of 1891; the events of which lead to the formation of the Australian Labor Party and the amalgamation of Unions....
Created: 08 Sep 2009 00:00
Blackall on the banks of the Barcoo – so much history and so ...
During the 2007 Heartland Festival, Blackall contracted metal sculptor Richard Moffat as an in-resident artist. Richard created three uniqu
Created: 07 Sep 2009 11:00
$9 a week camping; you can't get better than that....
We drove into the wide street of Isisford and were greeted by other caravanners as we stopped. “I’m going to pay for another week” one man said “Been here for three weeks ...
Created: 07 Sep 2009 00:00
What is Stone pitching? A visit to Twelve Mile Dam.
From Ilfracombe, we headed south towards Isisford. Just twenty kilometres to the south we stopped at a historic site and picnic area
Created: 06 Sep 2009 12:00
A mile of machinery and more at Ilfracombe
Twenty five kilometres east of Longreach is the delightful small town of Ilfracombe which is known for [url=http://www.australiasomuc
Created: 06 Sep 2009 00:00
Legendary Longreach - Heart of the Outback
Gathering dark clouds looked ominous in the late afternoon, but it doesn't rain here in September does it? We were camped on the grey floodplain clay which they say you will ...
Created: 05 Sep 2009 00:00
Hughenden and Muttaburra - home of Muttaburrasaurus
The usually dry Flinders River runs through the town, and is the longest river in Queensland being 1,004 kilometres as it makes its way north to the Gulf. There is a 1....
Created: 03 Sep 2009 00:00
Porcupine Gorge to the north of Hughenden Queensland
From Hughenden, we go north on the Kennedy Developmental Road to Porcupine Gorge National Park. The first lookout in the National P
Created: 01 Sep 2009 00:00
Lark Quarry - Dinosaur trackways
Visitors to Lark Quarry can be a part of an experience unique in the world. Whereas other dinosaur trackways have been uncovered, only here there is evidence of a chase....
Created: 31 Aug 2009 00:00
Winton - Dinosaurs, Waltzing Matilda and the beginnings of ...
Winton - we follow the Dinosaur Trail with next stop at Winton; home of the Waltzing Matilda story, a town at the heart of the commencement of Australia Aviation
Winton was ...
Created: 30 Aug 2009 00:00
We’re waltzing on to Winton
We headed east from Boulia through Mitchell grass plains, with the only trees or scrub being along the creek lines. We were also in the channel country where the streams and ...
Created: 29 Aug 2009 00:00
Our Dinosaur adventure starts at Boulia
Imagine holding something 100 million years old – how young do you think you’d feel? Our introduction to the dinosaur and even more ancient marine fossil belt of Queensland ...
Created: 28 Aug 2009 00:00
Mount Isa - Mining and Fossils
Mount Isa is the site of the largest underground mine in Australia and one of the largest in the world. It is also one of the few mines in the world where the four ...
Created: 27 Aug 2009 00:00
Queensland - Camooweal, then visit Lawn Hill via the ...
Entering north Queensland, we watch birds in dusk and dawn whist camped alongside the Camooweal Billabong
The Camooweal Billabong is on the Georgina River,...
Created: 25 Aug 2009 00:00
Borroloola and the Barkly Tableland
Our next adventure takes us through the vast Mitchell Grass plains of the Barkly Tablelands as we head towards Queensland.
Heading further south we reached Pine Creek....
Created: 22 Aug 2009 00:00
Douglas Hot Springs and Butterfly Springs Nature Park
Soak off your troubles and relax with other sociable campers in the hot streams at Douglas Hot Springs.
We travel just 28 kilometres between two very different camp sites; ...
Created: 17 Aug 2009 00:00
Adelaide River and Fenton Air Base – key locations in the ...
Leaving Litchfield we returned to the Stuart Highway. Coomalie World War II Air Base was not far south from where we met the Stuart Highway,...
Created: 16 Aug 2009 09:00
Litchfield National Park – Buley Rockhole, Florence Falls,...
Buley Rockhole was described by another camper as being like water flowing down through a series of champagne glasses.
Buley Rockhole on the Florence Creek are very ...
Created: 16 Aug 2009 00:00
Litchfield National Park - southern section
The Reynolds River Track to the south is open only in the dry season, requires a high clearance four wheel drive, has shallow water crossings and sandy patches....
Created: 15 Aug 2009 00:00
Litchfield National Park: Magnetic Termite Mounds,...
Like a graveyard of tombstones, a stand of “magnetic” termites mounds all lined up certainly give the impression of an old cemetery....
Created: 14 Aug 2009 00:00