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1770 Captain James Cook named Cape Moreton, also naming the body of water north of Stradbroke Island Glass House Bay after naming the Glasshouse Mountains on the adjacent mainland. 1799 Flinders discovered that the land south of Cape Moreton was in … Continue reading
From Atherton Tablelands, it took us 2 days to reach out next destination. Leaving Yungaburra, we drove along Curtain Fig Tree Road and got onto the Atherton Malanda Road which would take us down off the High Country and back … Continue reading
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The fifth stop was going to take 3 days to reach. From Longreach there was a hop to Charters Towers, a skip to Innot Hot Springs and a jump to Atherton. We cleaned up the rig in Charters Towers with … Continue reading
Our 4th stop finds us in Longreach. I thought the township of Longreach was a lot larger than it was. Due to the swarming flies, there was nothing for us to do except visit The Australian Stockman’s Hall of Fame. Thought … Continue reading
Our next destination was Lara Station Wetlands, 13km off the Landsborough highway A2 heading from Barcaldine to Blackall. Lara Station is on about 6,000 hectares and the owners opened the gates to campers and caravaners after drought force them to destock … Continue reading
I’ve always wanted to visit Queensland’s Gem Fields. The name of the town called Emerald always fascinated me. Somehow pictured in my mind was a scene out the American Wild West. Rugged men flashing gold capped teeth with a swagger … Continue reading