Monthly Archives: May 2012

Overnight Stops

Schedule with all the places we stayed at Friday, 30 March 2012 Coolmunda Saturday, 31 March 2012 Coonabarabran Sunday, 1 April 2012 Coonabarabran Monday, 2 April 2012 Forbes Tuesday, 3 April 2012 Wanganella Creek Wednesday, 4 April 2012 Kerang Thursday, … Continue reading

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Our Route

Lesley put together the route we travelled in the 5 weeks. This shows all the places we stayed plus the trip to the Menindee lakes, and some towns she had to get Google to show the correct route: Renmark, Cobar … Continue reading

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Back home

We woke up to 2.6 degrees outside. Diesel heater warmed the place up nicely until the heater ran out of diesel. Drive home was an easy ride. After some 6300km we arrived safely home. Nice to be home – looking … Continue reading

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via Goondiwindi to Warwick

Once again we started early and drove through to Goondiwindi. We checked out the old Customs House museum. The house dates back to the days when there were customs imposed when traveling from one state to an other. I guess … Continue reading

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Lightning Ridge to Nindigully Pub

Last night we had dinner at the local tavern. A good steak together with a nice bottle of Annie’s Lane Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot. This morning we woke to beautiful sunshine – but it certainly was cold. We managed to get … Continue reading

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To Lightning Ridge

We woke up to more rain – waited a while until it eased to hook up. The rain didn’t leave us all day. The drive was fairly unpleasant with the rain. On top of that some of the roads we … Continue reading

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Back of Bourke

We stayed in Bourke in a caravan park and according to the sign, we have been to the ‘back of Bourke’. From the caravan park we could walk down to the Darling River. We joined a paddle boat cruise on … Continue reading

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Quick stop in Cobar

On the way to Bourke we stopped in Cobar for a brunch in the café ‘3 Twisted Sisters’. They had lovely quiches on display, that we enjoyed. Lesley thought, she might make some of these and freeze them for on … Continue reading

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Overnight stop at a roadhouse

On the way from Broken Hill to Bourke we stopped at a roadhouse. Interesting scenery around the camp ground. Our campsite: Old windmill pump with watertanks. Shearing shed? Trees In the morning it looked quite different – how much difference … Continue reading

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Tour of Broken Hill with Chris

Lesley’s post on the caravanerforum: Chatting away to a fellow camper at the clothesline this afternoon who turned out to be fellow forum member tinaz, when Chris R turns up to give us a guided tour of Broken Hill. So … Continue reading

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Silverton

Silverton is a must see while in Broken Hill – a town of once 5000 inhabitants with a tramway running to Broken Hill. Today I am sure there are less than 100 inhabitants. It is a Ghost Town with a … Continue reading

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Living Desert Reserve

We wanted to be at the Living Desert Reserve for sunset as this is supposed to be the best time to see the sculptures. We enjoyed viewing the various sculptures by different artists. Also appreciated the views over the countryside … Continue reading

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